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Accident: 142316.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip

Accident: 142316.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 12/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570485.01512/29/2021Geotechnology Exploration, Llc

At 8:30 a.m. on December 20, 2021, an employee was sitting on the drilling rig o perator's seat, guiding a coworker. The coworker was utilizing the shop fork tr uck to hoist a replacement transfer case for the rig into place. When the employ ee thought the transfer case was close enough to reassess, he signaled the cowor ker to get off the PIT and come over to the rig. The employee was getting out of the operator's seat, when the hoisted load shifted, pinching the tip of his ind ex finger between the rig and hoisted transfer case. The employee's fingertip w as amputated and treated without requiring hospitalization.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, finger, fingertip, forklift, partial amputation, powered industrial vehicle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1570485.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury

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