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Accident: 94848.015 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated By A Falling Tank

Accident: 94848.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 04/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1225694.01504/19/2017Metal Finishing Technologies, Llc
At 11:55 a.m. on April 3, 2017, an employee was assisting others in placing a decommissioned metal dip tank into a recycling roll away dumpster. The tank started to topple and the employee reached in to the roll away to steady the piece when his finger was cut by the 2" lip of the tank. The employee's left ring finger tip pad was amputated.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, amputation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1225694.015 67 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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