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Accident: 112998.015 - Employee Receives Fingertip Amputation When Door Closes Onto

Accident: 112998.015 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 01/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374027.01501/23/2019Cmc Sheet Metal, Inc.
At 5:45 a.m. on January 22, 2019, an employee walked down an office-building hal lway. At some point, the employee placed his left hand on a doorframe where the door was temporarily propped open. The door closed onto the employee's hand and amputated the tip of the employee's small finger. The employee was taken to a lo cal hospital for treatment.
Keywords: amputation, door, finger, fingertip, frame, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   12 120
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1374027.015 34 M Non Hospitalized injury Helpers, mechanics and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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