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Accident: 103407.015 - Employee Lifting Vault Cover Amputates Finger

Accident: 103407.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 01/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297609.01501/09/2018Conti Corporation
At 8:00 a.m. on January 4, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was working at a multiemployer construction project. He was lifting t he steel cover of an electrical vault when the cover fell back into the vault. His left hand, which was positioned under the vault cover, was struck, and his l eft middle finger was partially amputated. Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital, where he was treated for the finger amputation and then released withou t hospitalization.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, construction, cover, crushing, electrical vault, electrical work, falling object, finger, sheared
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1297609.015 49 M Non Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause:

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