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Accident: 142501.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Finger When Struck By Manhole C

Accident: 142501.015 -- Report ID: 0253420 -- Event Date: 12/07/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1568626.01512/14/2021Township Of West Caldwell

At 7:00 a.m. on December 7, 2021, an employee was removing a manhole cover with a coworker when the manhole cover hook slipped from the cover causing it to fall back down. The employee's finger was caught between the cover and the manhole. The employee was hospitalized to treat a partial amputation of his right middle finger.

Keywords: caught between, cover, dropped, falling object, finger, manhole, manhole cover, partial amputation, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1568626.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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