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Accident: 202523809 - Employee Amputates Fingers In Fall Grabbing A Conveyor Line

Accident: 202523809 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 06/01/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669926306/18/20137361Full Steam Staffing
At approximately 4:37 p.m. on June 1, 2013, Employee #1, a sanitation worker, was on top of the stair foaming the area. The employee miss stepped causing him to fall down the stairs. As Employee #1 was falling, he twisted his body to the left and with his right hand grabbed the drip pan on the conveyor line. The employee continued falling landing on the ground. The employee realized that his two fingers were missing, and walked over to two coworkers to advise them of what just occurred. The coworkers immediately provided first aid and notified the security office to call for an ambulance. The employee was transported to Modesto Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for amputation to two fingers on right hand and later released.
Keywords: stair, amputated, finger, potential gradient, conveyor, fall, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316699263 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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