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Accident: 170708382 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Auto Lift Accident

Accident: 170708382 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 04/29/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11990357305/03/19955311Montgomery Ward

At 10:41 a.m. on April 29, 1995, Employee #1 was adjusting the kick-out device on an automotive lift. For some reason, the vehicle on the lift tipped onto his hand, amputating the tips of his middle and ring fingers. Employee #1 was taken by ambulance to the hospital and treated. At the time this report was written, he had returned to work and his doctor predicted a full recovery, as there was no bone damage. There were no witnesses to this accident.

Keywords: hydraulic lift, amputated, automotive repair, vehicle, finger, caught between, crushed, lost balance, hand, overturn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119903573 Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanic apprentices

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