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Accident: 114861.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated After Being Pinched By Guy

Accident: 114861.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 03/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1388919.01503/28/2019Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc.

At 9:20 a.m. on March 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a road construction com pany, was engaged in form work during a new road construction project. As he wa s removing a column form, he grabbed a wire rope/guy wire. The rope, which was under tension, wrapped around his right hand and pinched his fingers. The emplo yee was transported to the hospital, where surgeons amputated his middle and rin g fingers and the tip of his pinky finger.

Keywords: amputated, caught by, caught in, column, concrete form work, construction, crushed, finger, form work, guy, hand, pinched, wire rope
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 48

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1388919.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons

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