Accident Report Detail
Accident: 101352.015 - Worker'S Finger Amputated By Spring-Loaded Strut
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1281793.015||12/07/2017||Camp Precast Concrete Products, Inc.|
At 8:00 a.m. on May 17, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a concret e products company, were attempting to remove a hatch door from its frame. The entire pre-assembled hatch assembly, East Jordan Iron Works Part Number 8196, co nsisted of a cast iron frame, a 30-inch by 30-inch cast iron hatch door, a stain less steel spring-assisted strut, and a self-engaging safety bar. The assembly weighed approximately 520 pounds. As the two workers attempted to remove the st rut that acted as a lift assist for the door, the compressed spring-loaded strut flew apart and struck Employee #1's right hand. Emergency services were called , and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for an amputated right index finger and fractured thumb. The surgical staff was able to reattach the amputated finger.
|1||1281793.015||55||M||Non Hospitalized injury||Welders and cutters|