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Accident: 99020.015 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated By Shipping Container

Accident: 99020.015 -- Report ID: 0936200 -- Event Date: 09/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263891.01509/14/2017Yusen Terminals Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on September 12, 2017, an employee was working for a marine cargo terminal. He was adjusting a twist lock on a shipping container, when the crane operator lowered a container onto his left hand. The thumb and portions of his index and middle fingers on his left hand were amputated, and the employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: thumb, crane operator, hand, amputation, longshoring, finger, crane load, amputated, caught between, crane, containerized cargo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263891.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Longshore equipment operators

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