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Accident: 109078.015 - Employee Amputates Hand When Crushed By Falling Hammer Of Pi

Accident: 109078.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 08/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345906.01509/10/2018Tanner Construction Co. Inc.
At 7:30 a.m. on August 31, 2018, an employee was adjusting wooden blocks for the hammer of a pile driver to sit on when the crane cable snapped. The hammer fell onto the employee's left hand and amputated it.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blocks, broken cable, crane, crushed, falling object, hand, pile driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Other   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1345906.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Pile driving

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