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Accident: 201702438 - Employee'S Finger Is Smashed By Falling Object

Accident: 201702438 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 04/01/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31120921704/07/20081796Brown & Murray Industrial Contractors Inc
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on April 1, 2008, Employee #1 was removing a piece of tubular steel from a conveyor being installed. He cut the steel loose with a cutting torch and pushed the steel to verify it was loose. The steel fell, smashing his ring finger.
Keywords: finger, torch, crushed, conveyor, falling object, cutting and burning
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311209217 Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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