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Accident: 108238.015 - Employee Crushes Finger Under Metal Plate, Amputates Finger

Accident: 108238.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 07/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1338537.01507/26/2018Dynamic Materials Corporation
At 3:15 a.m. on July 11, 2018, an employee was repositioning a plate that weighed 6,326 lbs with a 25 ton overhead crane using its Vac-u-lifting device. The employee had the plate on several metal stands but decided to add two more to better support the plate. The employee lifted the plate approximately 12 inches off the stands and was positioning the new stands when the plate fell off of the Vac-u-lifting device, crushing his index finger on his right hand. The employee amputated his finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, amputated, falling object, amputation, overhead crane, metal sheet, finger, crushed, standpipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1338537.015 56 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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