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Accident: 95746.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Caught Between Weight An

Accident: 95746.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1234240.01505/22/2017White Construction Group
At 7:20 a.m. on May 18, 2017, Employee #1 was directing temporary workers below to lift the counterweight another few inches so that he could weld the angle iron into place to hold the counterweight. The shore posts failed and the counterweight fell, catching his finger between the weight and the floor opening, partially amputating his finger.
Keywords: struck by, counterbalance, floor opening, amputation, material handling, falling object, caught between, welding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1234240.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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