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Accident: 14211544 - Employee Lacerates Finger While Falling Backward From Shelf

Accident: 14211544 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/13/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1483544106/18/19849211University Of Maryland

An employee of University of Maryland was reaching up on a metal storage shelf that was 5 ft high by 4 ft long, with 18 inch wide shelves. The employee fell backwards while catching the ring on his finger on the shelf. As a result, the skin on his ring finger was pulled off. The employee was hospitalized and treated for a laceration.

Keywords: finger, ring, laceration, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14835441 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Computer systems analysts and scientists

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