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Accident: 202519617 - Employee Amputates Finger While Changing Bucket

Accident: 202519617 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/21/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257481707/08/20099511Merced County Dept Of Public Works Solid Waste Div
On May 21, 2009, Employee #1, a machine operator, was changing the bucket on a front-end loader with the help of a coworker. Employee #1 put his finger in the pinch area just as his coworker began operating the controls, pinching and amputating his finger.
Keywords: amputated, front end loader, repair, finger, machine operator, caught between, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312574817 Hospitalized injury Amputation Excavating and loading machine operators

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