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Accident: 201055811 - Employee Fingers Crushed When He Loses Grip Of Equipment

Accident: 201055811 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12617493707/18/20011791Steeltech Construction Services, Inc.
On July 9, 2001, Employee #1 was lifting a hydraulic stressing ram to move to the next section of work when he lost grip of the equipment. As he attempted to catch the equipment, the piston on the equipment retracted back pinching the victims' left index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers. He suffered an open crush injury to his left index, middle, and ring fingers, and a deep laceration to his left pinky finger. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, finger, iron worker, crushed, lost control
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126174937 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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