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Accident: 94421.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Smashed When Caught Between Metal Rod And

Accident: 94421.015 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 03/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222112.01504/03/2017El Paso Arc Electric Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 31, 2017, an employee was unloading drill r ods from the Ditch Witch drilling machine. The employee tried to unload the dril l rod with the wrong hand and in the wrong direction. The employee's right hand got caught between the metal rod and a metal side of the machine and was smashed . The employee was taken to the hospital where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: boring machine, caught between, crushed, drill, material handling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1222112.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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