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Accident: 114437.015 - Employee Receives Amputation Of Three Fingers When Right Han

Accident: 114437.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1385036.01503/14/2019A S M Investments Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on February 4, 2019, an employee worked to set and level a concrete tank into the ground. As the employee attempted to leave the top of the tank, t he employee stepped over the lifting bar laying on top of the tank. At the same time, a coworker operating the crane lifted the bar, which struck the employee i n the groin and caused the employee to fall forward. The employee attempted to s top the fall by grabbing the cable attached to the bar, which pulled the employe e's hand into the pulley system. The employee's hand was caught in the pulley an d caused the amputation of the employee's right index, middle and ring fingers. The employee was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, concrete, crane, crane lifting beam, fall, finger, hand, lost balance, pulley, struck by, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1385036.015 22 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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