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Accident: 114993.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb When Struck By Falling Light Equipm

Accident: 114993.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 04/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1390081.01504/03/2019Lind Equipment Ltd
At 8:30 p.m. on April 2, 2019, an employee was demonstrating the use of a model LE980 T4 tower light and had climbed onto the base of the light, reached around to move the wire rope back onto the pulley. The employee caught and amputated his left hand's thumb underneath the retractable lights that fell. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: thumb, amputated, falling object, amputation, caught by, tower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1390081.015 52 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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