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Accident: 202522462 - Employee'S Arm Fractures Between Truck'S Lift And Bucket

Accident: 202522462 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/30/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499697605/11/20129532Calaveras County Public Works
On April 30, 2012, Employee #1, with Calaveras County Public Work, was delivering rock on the side of the road, when he stumbled and accidently pressed the controls to dump the rock. Employee #1's left arm got caught in the arm on the dump bucket. Employee #1 was able to reach the controls to lift the arm bucket off his left arm. Employee #1 sustained a medium "crush injury." Employee #1 was flown to the Hospital for surgery to repair the damage caused by the "crush."
Keywords: fracture, caught between, tripped, dump truck, aerial lift controls, arm, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314996976 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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