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Accident: 170882138 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Falling Chain

Accident: 170882138 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 05/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11987110111/22/19943446Arcadia Inc
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on May 20, 1994, Employee #1 was guiding a cement block to a hole. The chain holding the block slipped from a Bobcat lift truck and fell on his left hand, amputating his fingers. He was hospitalized at USC Medical Center and is now being treated as an outpatient.
Keywords: chain, amputated, hoisting mechanism, unsecured, finger, struck by, concrete block, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119871101 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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