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Accident: 92584.015 - Employee Cutting Roof Shingles Amputates His Finger

Accident: 92584.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 01/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1205847.01501/27/2017Above And Beyond Llc

At 11:15 a.m. on January 17, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a child care center, was engaged in roofing work at the facility. He was using a shingle cutter to cut roof shingles. Employee #1 lined up a shingle to cut but misjudged the loca tion of his fingers. He manually lowered the shear to cut the shingle and amput ated the tip of his left index finger. Emergency services were called, and Empl oyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the fi nger amputation.

Keywords: amputated, blade, construction vehicle, finger, installing, roof, shear, shearing machine

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1205847.015 19 M Hospitalized injury

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