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Accident: 97123.015 - Worker Operating Machine Has Finger Amputated

Accident: 97123.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246762.01507/13/2017Rosendin Electric Inc/ Redwood Electric Inc, Joint Venture

At 9:30 a.m. on July 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services co mpany, was engaged in electrical installation work at the multiemployer construc tion site for a large office complex. He was using a Maxis 3K Cable Puller powe red by a Milwaukee Super Hawg Drill to pull wires through an electrical panel in a server room. The rope that was going through the cable puller's capstan beca me overwrapped. Employee #1 reached over with his right hand to turn off the eq uipment, and his hand became caught on the rope being pulled. Emergency service s were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was treated for the partial amputation of his right pinkie finger and then discharged.

Keywords: amputation, building, caught by, construction, elec utility work, electrician, finger, installing, lockout/tagout, rope
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1246762.015 55 M Non Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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