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Accident: 119502.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Trailer Jack Collapses

Accident: 119502.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1427890.01508/08/20191522317725122 - Double T Construction Ltd
At 3:45 a.m. on August 6, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was involved in moving a light tower. The trailer jack folded/collapsed, and t he employee's right ring finger apparently was caught between the jack and the t ongue of the light tower trailer. The employee received medical treatment for a finger amputation but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, caught between, collapse, construction, equipment failure, finger, jack, tower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1427890.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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