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Accident: 93571.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated During Inspection Of Refuse T

Accident: 93571.015 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 02/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1213900.01503/01/2017Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on February 28, 2017, an employee was standing on the fixed ladder of a garbage truck to inspect the contents of a refuse truck, when his left thum b was caught by the side door latch of the truck. The employee lost his balance and fell backwards from the ladder, resulting in his left thumb being amputated. The employee was hospitalized and received treatment for his injury.
Keywords: amputation, caught by, fall, finger, garbage truck, ladder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1213900.015 61 F Hospitalized injury Garbage collectors

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