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Accident: 114751.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Pinched Between Hoist And Load

Accident: 114751.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 03/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1387536.01503/26/2019Mid-South Wire Company
At 4:30 a.m. on March 19, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that was enga ged in drawing steel wire. He was moving a partial carrier of metal wire. He was using a remote control to operate a hoist. He inadvertently raised the hoist's hook instead of lowering it. He didn't get his hand out of the pinch point in ti me. His finger was pinched between the hook and the load. He suffered the amputa tion of a fingertip. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, crane hook, finger, fingertip, hand, hoist, lockout, nip point, noise, overhead crane, pinched
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1387536.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury

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