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Accident: 201177722 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated In Scissor Lift

Accident: 201177722 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/07/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30088276806/21/20051542Sierra View Company, Inc.
On June 7, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a scissor lift removing 2 by 4 braces using a roto hammer. As the lift was moving forward, one section of an extension cord that was wrapped around the top rail of the lift became tangled in the rear tire. His right ring finger was caught in the loop of the extension cord, severing the tip. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, cord set, caught by, caught between, nip point, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300882768 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Other

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