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Accident: 102098795 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated After Ring Gets Snagged

Accident: 102098795 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 09/09/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31321670709/21/20092452Holmes Building Systems, Llc
On September 9, 2009, Employee #1 was exiting a modular home on the manufacturer's lot. She stepped forward out of the doorway onto a stepladder, while holding onto the door frame with her left hand. The ladder fell. The ring on Employee #1's left index finger became caught on the door striker plate. The flesh was pulled off of Employee #1's finger by the ring as she fell. She was hospitalized for the amputation of her finger to the first knuckle.
Keywords: amputated, finger, degloved, ladder, ring, caught by, fall, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313216707 Hospitalized injury Amputation Production inspectors, checkers and examiners

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