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Accident: 117837.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Injured When Steel Load Shifts

Accident: 117837.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 03/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1390640.01504/04/2019Schuff Steel

At 2:20 p.m. on March 27, 2019, Employee #1, a foreman employed by a steel erect ion company, was working at the site of a new five-story commercial building. W hile handling a load of iron with dunnage in between the pieces of iron, one of the wood blocks shifted, causing the foreman's fingers to be pinched/smashed. O ne fingernail was destroyed. The employee received medical treatment for the in jury but was not hospitalized.

Keywords: aerial lift, caught between, crushed, dunnage, erection process, finger, load shift, nail, pinched, steel erection, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   5 5

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1390640.015 43 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Moving Poi

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