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Accident: 108102.015 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated During Roofing Repair

Accident: 108102.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 08/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337089.01508/09/2018Coastal Roofing, Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on August 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was engaged in roofing repair work at a two-story residential structure. He was fixing the roof's drip edge metal flashing when it came out of the box, struck his left hand, and amputated the tip of his middle finger. The employee was transported to the hospital, treated for the partial finger amputation, and released.
Keywords: repair, struck by, amputated, partial amputation, finger, residential construction, roof, metal sheet, laceration, falling object, fingertip, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 27
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337089.015 21 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Roofers FallDist:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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