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Accident: 201123064 - Supervisor Amputates Finger

Accident: 201123064 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 04/06/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12552500604/18/20011731Frank Electric

On April 6, 2001, wirepuller machine was being transported with the use of a forklift at the time of the accident, the supervisor arrived at the site prior to the machine being moved, the supervisor tried to adjust the wirepuller machine while on the forks of the forklift. The machine shifted and the supervisor's right hand was caught between the frame of the machine and the frame of the forklift. The supervisor's little finger was amputated, the index, middle and ring fingers lacerated, and the index finger fractured.

Keywords: finger, ring, caught between, industrial truck, hand
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 6

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125525006 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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