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Accident: 201074598 - Employee'S Fingers Are Crushed By Cargo Container

Accident: 201074598 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 07/20/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31267923607/30/20091731Par Electrical Contractors Inc.
On July 20, 2009, Employee #1, with an electrical contractor, was directing the hoisting of an 8 ft by 16 ft storage container from a trailer using an electrical utility line truck (Number 566L, Altec Model Number D3060A TR, Serial Number 0108PM0300) in the employer's storage yard. When the storage container caught on the trailer, he placed his left hand between the storage container and the trailer to free the suspended container. The container then shifted and crushed Employee #1's hand between it and the trailer. He was hospitalized for amputations of his fourth and fifth fingers.
Keywords: amputated, finger, suspended load, hoist, caught between, crushed, containerized cargo, trailer, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312679236 Hospitalized injury Amputation Electrical power installers and repairers

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