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Accident: 109389.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Caught By Snatch Block And Amputates Ring

Accident: 109389.015 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 09/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347838.01509/21/2018Union Telephone Company
At 12:30 p.m. on September 19, 2018, an employee who was watching a rescue manne quin be hoisted up a cellphone tower by a pick-up using a rope and a 1-ton snatc h block. The employee grabbed the rope to help guide the mannequin with his glo ved right hand which was pulled into the snatch block. The employee amputated h is ring finger to his first knuckle. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blocks, caught by, finger, rope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347838.015 56 M Non Hospitalized injury Communications equipment operators, n.e.c.

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