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Accident: 120949.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb While Operating Crane

Accident: 120949.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 05/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1425053.01508/21/2019Advantage Metalwork & Finishing, Llc
At 5:15 a.m. on May 2, 2019, Employee #1 was lifting a frame with a crane. The employee lost his balance on the ladder and accidently pressed the button on the controller that moved the load. His fingers became caught between the crane hook and load hook, amputating his thumb.
Keywords: thumb, lost balance, amputated, crane, ladder, crane hook
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1425053.015 42 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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