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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1020037.015 - Boston Garage Flooring & Cabinets, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 1020037.015Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 01/21/2015

Boston Garage Flooring & Cabinets, Llc
1 Surfside Roadnull
Scituate, MA 02066
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238350/Finish Carpentry Contractors
Mailing: 145 Webster Streetnull, Hanover, MA 02339

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/22/2015
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:01/26/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral933093 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 70214.015Event: 01/16/2015Worker Installing A Murphy Bed Sustains Lacerations And Poss
At 4:30 p.m. on January 16, 2015, Employee #1 and a Employee #2, employed by a f looring and cabinetry company, were installing a Murphy bed. They did not insta ll the safety pin that secures the lifting device. The lift arm snapped closed, catching and lacerating Employee #1's thumb, and lacerating Employee#2's thigh. Emergency services were called, and the workers were transported to the hospital . Employee #1 was admitted and treated for what the subsequent investigation re port described as severe lacerations/possible amputation of the thumb. Coworker #1 did not require hospitalization.
Keywords: amputation, carpenter, caught by, finger, installing, laceration, safety latch, thigh, thumb, unsecured
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1020037.015 Hospitalized injury Carpenter

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