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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1393195.015 - National Water Main Cleaning Company

Inspection Information - Office: Tarrytown

Nr: 1393195.015Report ID: 0216000Open Date: 04/04/2019

National Water Main Cleaning Company
Sedgewick Avenuenull
Bronx, NY 10453
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562998/All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services
Mailing: 1806 Newark Turnpikenull, Kearny, NJ 07032

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:04/04/2019
Close Case:11/26/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1406964 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115379.015Event: 12/06/2018Employee'S Fingers Are Partially Amputated In Hydraulic Pump
At 11:55 a.m. on December 6, 2018, an employee was the internal operator in a co nfined space/tunnel. The coworker was in the tunnel area monitoring the 6-inch hydraulic de-watering pump used to prevent water and small debris build-up durin g a sewer cleaning operation. The coworker notice rags that were building up at the bottom of the pump. The employee attempted to remove rags that were buildin g up at the base of the pump that resulted in the partial amputation of the 3rd and 4th fingers after being hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, confined space, finger, partial amputation, pump
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393195.015 Hospitalized injury Not specified mechanics and repairers

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