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Accident: 200535144 - Employee'S Thumb Is Crushed And Amputated By Plate Girder

Accident: 200535144 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/15/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31659071006/28/20123441Economy Forms Corporation

On June 28, 2012, Employee #1 was working for Economy Forms Corp. The employee was operating an overhead crane and placing a column form on top of a plate girder. A second employee needed to use the crane. The second employee took the controls and was in a rush and did not notice Employee #1's right thumb on the top of the column form. Employee #1's thumb was crushed and amputated at the first digit.

Keywords: amputated, girder, control lever, column, thumb, overhead crane

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316590710 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Graders and sorters, except agricultural

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