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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 iro n into place to hold the counterweight. The shore posts failed and the counterwe ight fell, catching his finger between the weight and the floor opening, partial ly amputating his finger.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, counterbalance, falling object, floor opening, material handling, struck by, 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 FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel

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