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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 92073.015 Event: 01/04/2017Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Caught Between Objects
At approximately 2:30 a.m. on January 4, 2017, Employee #1 wanted to lower a hyd raulic Iron worker that was obstructing his view in preparation to use a hydraul ic tugger/winch. While lowering the Iron worker, the unit struck the top of th e hydraulic tugger/winch while Employee #1 had his right hand resting on the top of the winch. Employee #1's hand was caught between the winch and the Iron wo rker fracturing his right pinky finger and knuckle. Employee #1 was hospitalize d.
Keywords: amputation, crushing, hydraulic lift, material handling, oil well drilling/servicing, winch
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1202147.015 Hospitalized injury Drillers, oil well

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