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Accident: 200775591 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Elevator Cable

Accident: 200775591 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 12/15/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31273345412/16/20081796Embree Elevator
Employee #1, an elevator mechanic, was placing a cable back onto a pulley, when the cable caught his finger and amputated the tip of his finger. He was hospitalized with his injury.
Keywords: amputated, repair, wire rope, finger, mechanic, caught between, pulley, elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312733454 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Elevator (struck by elevator or counter-weights)

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