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Accident: 170360721 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated By Falling Piece Of Metal

Accident: 170360721 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/09/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11196864005/16/19962431Unity Forest Products
At 12:40 p.m. on May 9, 1996, Employee #1, of Unity Forest Products, a lumber manufacturer, was using a cutting torch to remove excess metal from a lumber roll case. He was not supporting the metal as he cut it and a piece of it fell, slamming his finger against another piece of metal. The tip of his left little finger was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, unsecured, finger, work rules, struck by, falling object, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111968640 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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