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Accident: 170627111 - Employee Amputates Finger While Using Log Clamp

Accident: 170627111 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/26/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11991801908/05/20105211Sierra Pacific Industries
On July 26, 2010, Employee #1, an employee of Sierra Pacific Industries, was inserting a pin into the cylinder of a log clamp. For some reason, the pin and cylinder would not line up, and Employee #1 kicked the cylinder. The left finger of Employee #1 was caught between the cylinder and mount and was smashed. Employee #1 was hospitalized. The injury resulted in an amputation.
Keywords: amputated, cylinder, pin, finger, log, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119918019 Hospitalized injury Amputation Millwrights

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