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Accident: 201100666 - Employee Injures His Finger With A Hammer

Accident: 201100666 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 08/19/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567051309/03/19985511Tully Chevrolet

On August 19, 1998, Employee #1 was installing a stub axle on a car using a brass hammer to drive it into place. As he swung the hammer to hit the axel, it contacted the front tire causing the hammer to glance to the side and hitting his finger. The impact of the hammer amputated the tip of his left index finger.

Keywords: amputated, automotive repair, finger, mechanic

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125670513 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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