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Accident: 136790.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Struck By Falling Light

Accident: 136790.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 01/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1526258.01504/20/2021Berg Electric
At 9:15 a.m. on January 15, 2021, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an ele ctrical contractor, were installing/erecting a light pole and fixture in a priva te parking lot. The coworker was operating a forklift and holding the light pol e when the head of the fixture fell, striking Employee #1 and crushing his left middle finger. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted for tre atment of the finger amputation.
Keywords: amputated, blunt force trauma, construction, crushed, electrician, erection process, falling object, finger, forklift, installing, lighting fixture, struck by, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1526258.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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