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Accident: 111238.015 - Employee Amputates Ring Finger When Struck By Heavy Tool

Accident: 111238.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 10/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1361976.01511/26/2018Steel Dust Recycling, Llc
At 4:45 p.m. on October 7, 2018, an employee was placing a vibrator to a bracket railcar hopper to allow K061 dust to funnel out and lost his grip. The employe e amputated his left hand's ring finger when a 61 lb vibrator fell and landed on it. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, falling object, finger, struck by, vibrator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1361976.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Rail vehicle operators, n.e.c.

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