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Accident: 200772085 - Employee'S Finger Amputed By Falling Manhole Cover

Accident: 200772085 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 08/20/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30382418908/20/20021623American Excavating
An employee was replacing a manhole cover. He did not pull his fingers out quickly enough and caught one of them under the concrete cover. The tip of the middle finger on his left hand was amputated.
Keywords: manhole cover, amputated, finger, work rules, manhole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303824189 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Other

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