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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170865828 - Employee'S Fingertips Amputated In Vehicle Door

Accident: 170865828 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/04/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12569609603/16/20001623D.W. Young Construction Company, Inc.,

Employee #1, a superintendent for a contractor doing excavation for a storm drain project, was moving a CAT excavator down a slope when the cabin door swung shut, pinching his left hand against the door frame. About an inch of his middle finger and one-half inch of his ring finger were amputated.

Keywords: unsecured, finger, equipment operator, construction, earthmoving equip, steep grade, caught between, excavator, door, hand
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125696096 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Other

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