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Accident: 170873673 - Employee'S Right Index Finger Amputated At Crimping Machine

Accident: 170873673 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 01/13/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12572874104/23/20031741Morris Levin & Son
On January 13, 2003, an employee was working in the sheet metal shop at Morris Levin & Son, a company that is engaged in installing ventilation ductwork. The employee was using a crimping machine to crimp one end of a duct ring. The duct ring caught his glove and pulled his hand into the rolls of the crimping machine, amputating his right index fingertip. He was taken to Tulare Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, duct, sheet metal, ventilation, finger, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125728741 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sheet metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Other

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