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Accident: 202599767 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated When Caught By Chain

Accident: 202599767 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 08/04/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31347994108/12/20098711Monterey Peninsula Engineering
On August 4, 2009, Employee #1 was hitching a chain to the lifting ring on a steel plate. When he signaled the operator to lift the plate, his fingers were caught between the chain and the lifting ring. Three fingers were smashed and one of his finger tips was amputated. He was not hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: chain, steel plate, amputated, finger, ring, construction, caught between, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313479941 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction trades, n.e.c.

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