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Accident: 200053833 - Employee Amputates Finger While Hoisting Metal Cylinder

Accident: 200053833 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 01/12/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31405901502/07/20113523Case Ih
At 1:15 p.m. on January 12, 2011, Employee #1, a welder, was working for an employer that specializes in the production of combining equipment. While Employee #1 was using a hoist to raise a metal cylinder, his gloved left index finger became caught between the D ring and hoist hook, causing the amputation of tip of his left index finger and nail.
Keywords: amputated, protective clothing, hoisting mechanism, finger, caught between, manual mat handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314059015 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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