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Accident: 93518.015 - Employee'S Thumb Is Lacerated By Falling Object, Later Amput

Accident: 93518.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 02/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1213742.01502/28/2017Matcor Metal Fabrication (Illinois) Inc.
At approximately 12:45 p.m. on February 23, 2017, Employee #1, a laser operator, was picking up cut parts from a cut parts table using a gantry crane and magnet. The part became caught on the skeleton while being lifted and fell from the magnet and struck Employee #1's left thumb. Employee #1's thumb was lacerated and he was later hospitalized where it was amputated.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, gantry crane, laceration, amputation, hoist, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1213742.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Amputation

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