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Accident: 201493723 - Employee Injures Finger In Boom Section Of Mobile Crane

Accident: 201493723 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 02/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31291630706/24/20107363Workforce Staffing
At approximately 2:35 p.m. on February 10, 2010, Employee #1 was performing maintenance repairs on a mobile crane. Employee #1 was securing his body position on the boom section of the crane by sticking his finger into a hole that encases a telescoping portion of the crane's boom. The crane operator activated the hydraulic ram to extend the boom and sheared Employee #1's right middle finger. Employee #1 was transported to Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield for treatment. Employee #1 was an employee of Workforce Staffing, a temporary employment agency based in Bakersfield, CA, performing his regular duty as a "single hand welder" for his secondary employer; Mobile Equipment.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, maintenance, amputated, boom, finger, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312916307 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Welders and cutters

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