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Accident: 115628.015 - Employee'S Feet Are Crushed By Scissor-Like Lifting Device

Accident: 115628.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1395271.01504/24/2019Micron Metal Finishing, Llc

At 3:00 p.m. on April 22, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a metal finishing compa ny, was removing a hoist that held up a hinged, scissor-like, lifting device. He did not lockout the system. He stood on the lifting device as he was working on the hoist. The hoist supported the lifting device. Employee #1 disconnected the hoist from the lifting device. The lifting device closed and his feet were crus hed in the scissor-like action of the device. Employee #1's feet were crushed, a nd he was hospitalized to treat the fractures in his feet. His toes were also a mputated.

Keywords: aerial lift, aerial lift controls, amputated, amputation, contusion, crushed, foot, fracture, hoist, hoisting mechanism, lockout, lockout/tagout, scissor lift, toe

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1395271.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Industrial machinery repairers

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