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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300816329 - Corey Delta Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 300816329Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 05/22/2003

Corey Delta Inc.
12045 S Ingoman Grade Rd
Los Banos, CA 93635
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1531/Operative Builders
NAICS: 236210/Industrial Building Construction
Mailing: Po Box 637, Benicia, CA 95150

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/30/2003
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:09/15/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201103736Event: 04/16/2003Employee'S Fingers Crushed And Amputated By Pipe Wrench
On April 16, 2003, Employee #1, a journeyman pipe fitter and a coworker were working from an elevated manlift. They were helping to pull a 80 ft, 12 in. carbon steel pipe through a pipe rack. A crane was pulling the pipe with a pulley system and a cable around the pipe. The cable around the pipe was hung up on the lower lip of the pipe rack. Employee #1 placed a pipe wrench on the pipe opening in order to rock the pipe. Once the wrench was on the pipe, the pipe moved forward, the wrench slipped and pinned the employee's finger against the pipe wrench and the pipe rack. This smashed the employee's finger and caused an amputation to the first joint. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, pinned, pipe wrench, crushed, pipe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300816329 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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