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Accident: 96542.015 - Employee'S Three Fingers Are Caught, Pinched And Amputated B

Accident: 96542.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 06/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1241961.01506/22/2017Front Street Shipyard
At approximately 12:15 p.m. on June 16, 2017, Employee #1 was guiding the remova l of a ship mast from its socket. A crane was lifting the ship mast. The mast ca me out of the socket unexpectedly. It swung and pinched three fingers between th e mast and another part of the ship, amputating the fingers. Employee #1 was tra nsported to a medical center, where he underwent surgical procedures and additio nal treatment on the finger amputations and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, caught by, crane, finger, pinned, ship, shipyard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1241961.015 63 M Hospitalized injury

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