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Accident: 97590.015 - Employee Operating Power Drill Has Finger Amputated

Accident: 97590.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 07/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1250415.01507/27/2017Webcor Construction, Lp
At 9:35 a.m on July 20, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as working at a multiemployer construction project, a seven-story building. He was operating a handheld roto-hammer drill, Bosch Model RH328VC-36, and chipping away concrete slough from the floor at the bottom of a concrete bollard. The t ool torqued, and Employee #1's left hand, which was gloved as recommended by the manufacturer, was caught and pinched. Emergency services were called, and Empl oyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the am putation of his left pinky finger.
Keywords: amputation, caught by, concrete, construction, drill, drill operator, finger, hand tool, rotary hammer, rotating shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   7 69
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1250415.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement

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