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Accident: 99117.015 - Worker Rigging Cylinder Incurs Thumb Amputation

Accident: 99117.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 09/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264699.01509/19/2017Centurion Services, Inc.
At 2:10 p.m. on September 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working with rigging equipment and positioning an argon gas cylinder in preparation for its being lifted. The rigging slipped while Employee #1's hands were on the cylinder. Employee #1's left thumb was amputated at the tip. Emer gency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation.
Keywords: amputation, construction, crushed, cylinder, falling object, gas, hand, material handling, rigging, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1264699.015 34 M Non Hospitalized injury Pipelayer

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