Accident Report Detail
Accident: 145624.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Crushed In Chain Of Forklift Truck
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1591127.015||04/21/2022||Central Transport, Inc.|
At 7:30 a.m. on February 1, 2022, an employee was working for a general, long-di stance, less-than-truckload, freight trucking firm. He was working as a freight, stock, and material handler. He was working on a dock. He was operating a forkl ift truck. He was had just picked up a pallet of product for shipping. He parked and got off his forklift truck to scan the product for tracking. The freight wa s on the forks of the forklift truck the employee was operating. Using his right hand to scan the product, the employee rested his left hand on the mass of the forklift truck. He was wearing gloves. A string on his left glove got caught in a moving chain. The fingertip of the employee's left index finger was pulled int o the chain. His fingertip was crushed. The employee was taken to the hospital, treated, and released hours later. His fingertip was amputated. The employee was treated without hospitalization.
|1||1591127.015||21||M||Non Hospitalized injury||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|