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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202516738 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed By Box Lid

Accident: 202516738 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/16/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31055004102/25/20081731Volt Telecom Group

On November 16, 2007, Employee #1, a laborer, was loading several 17 in. by 30 in. by 24 in. fiberglass boxes onto a trailer. He was putting the lid on top of one of the boxes when the lid slid down into the box's groove before he could pull his left hand out of the way. He sustained a partial amputation of his left middle finger and crushing injuries to his left ring finger. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.

Keywords: loading, amputated, cover, unsecured, finger, construction, caught between, crushed, manual mat handling
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Other Under $50,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310550041 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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