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Accident: 116157.015 - Employee Lifting Manhole Cover Amputates Fingertip

Accident: 116157.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 04/30/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399946.01505/10/2019Shimmick Construction

At 9:30 a.m. on April 30, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a water and sewer line construction company, was in the process of removing a manhole cover. As he hel d the cover, the cover moved/shifted. The employee's finger was caught and crus hed between the ground and the base of the cover. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fingertip amputation.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, blunt force trauma, caught between, construction, crushed, fingertip, manhole, manhole cover, pipeline

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1399946.015 42 M Hospitalized injury

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