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Accident: 102245.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Caught And Amputated In Pulley System

Accident: 102245.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 12/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282367.01512/14/2017Ram Construction Services Of Mi Inc
At 3:30 p.m. on December 14, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at a five-story commercial building renovation project. He was dismantling a motorized cable and pulley system when his left hand was pulled in to the system and his little finger was partially amputated. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported and admitted to the hospital. To treat the injury, surgical removal of the finger to the first joint was performe d.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, construction, dismantling, finger, hoisting mechanism, machine guarding, material handling, pulley, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1282367.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry

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