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Accident: 111103.015 - Employee Receives Amputation To Finger When Caught In Motori

Accident: 111103.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347857.01509/24/2018Pro Craft Construction
At 1:30 p.m. on September 10, 2018, an employee was working to clear an obstruct ion in a drain line using a motorized drain snake. As the employee was operating the motorized drain snake, a portion of cable caught onto the employee¿s hand l ocated near the drum. The cable caused the employee's middle finger to twist and was amputated at the first knuckle. The employee was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, clogged, finger, plumbing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347857.015 40 M Non Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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