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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201491602 Event: 07/15/2008Employee Amputates Fingers While Dismantling Wind Turbine
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on July 15, 2008, Employee #1, a general laborer working for Dressel Enterprise, was dismantling a wind generator turbine and tower. The motor ring became dislodged from the drive shaft, and the employee's fingers were amputated. He was transported to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, demolition, dismantling, finger, caught between, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310828967 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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