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Accident: 201485505 - Employee Amputates Fingers Handling C-Hook

Accident: 201485505 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 02/24/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12033803304/28/20033356Cemco
On February 24, 2003, Employee #1 was operating a 15-ton crane with a C-hook attachment. While off loading the aluminum roll, which weighed 20,000 pounds, he pressed the stop button and grabbed the handle on the C-hook. The force of the weight caused his right hand (index and middle finger) to come in contact with another aluminum roll already on ground level. His index and middle finger on his right hand were amputated. He was hospitalized for over 24 hours.
Keywords: amputated, crane hook, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120338033 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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