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Accident: 120407.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Crushed In Rigging

Accident: 120407.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 04/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397300.01505/01/2019Nibbi Bros Associates Inc
At 6:00 a.m. on April 25, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker were engaged in const ruction work at a multifamily residential structure. They were moving a fork at tachment from one location to another. Employee #1 rigged the fork attachment t o an all terrain forklift. The coworker drove the forklift to the other locatio n. Employee #1 went to detach the fork attachment. Employee #1 put his left mi ddle finger in between the hook and forklift. The hook smashed/crushed Employee #1 finger, resulting in amputation. Employee #1 was transported to the hospita l, treated for the finger amputation, and released without hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, attachment hook, blunt force trauma, caught between, crushed, finger, forklift, forks, laceration, residential construction, rigging
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397300.015 36 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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