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Accident: 105117.015 - Employee Catches Finger Between A Winch Rope And Machine Cas

Accident: 105117.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 04/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1312485.01504/25/2018Gate City Tree Service Llc
At 1:00 a.m. on April 14, 2018, an employee was removing the chipper's winch rope and hook when he pinched his left hand's middle finger between the rope and the winch's metal casing. The employee partially amputated his finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: rope, amputation, finger, caught between, chipper, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1312485.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Timber cutting and logging occupations

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