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Accident: 109786.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb When Caught Between Brackets And Li

Accident: 109786.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 09/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351343.01510/04/2018Quanta Telecom Services, Llc
On September 19, 2018, an employee was attaching brackets to a pole when readyin g it for lines to be hung and caught his right hand's thumb between the bucket a nd a bracket. The employee partially amputated his thumb and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, column, power lines, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351343.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Telephone line installers and repairers

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