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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 t erminal. He was adjusting a twist lock on a shipping container, when the crane o perator lowered a container onto his left hand. The thumb and portions of his in dex and middle fingers on his left hand were amputated, and the employee was hos pitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, containerized cargo, crane, crane load, crane operator, finger, hand, longshoring, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263891.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Longshore equipment operators

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