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Accident: 93956.015 - Employee Amputates Left Middle Finger During Testing

Accident: 93956.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 03/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1217813.01503/16/2017Trench Plate Rental Co.
At 4:00 p.m. on March 13, 2017, an employee was testing a shoring cylinder in a fabricated testing machine. During testing, the fluid hose became caught in between the pressure plate and the expanded cylinder. As the employee removed the hose he became entangled with the equipment, sustaining an amputated middle finger and lacerated ring finger.
Keywords: shoring, finger, test equipment, testing lab, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1217813.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades

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