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Accident: 98162.015 - Employee Unhooking Rigging Chain Has Finger Amputated

Accident: 98162.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 08/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253732.01508/09/2017Array Construction, Llc
At 1:35 p.m. on August 5, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a const ruction company, were working at a multiemployer construction project. Employee #1 was unhooking rigging chain from a pile driver operated by Coworker #1. Emp loyee #1 raised the pile driver's hammer before the chain was cut loose. Employ ee #1's finger was pinched between the hook and the lifting plate and was amputa ted. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hos pital where he was treated and released.
Keywords: aerial lift, amputation, caught between, chain, construction, crushed, dismantling, finger, pile driver, rigging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1253732.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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