Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201078367 - Employee Finger Is Amputated When Caught On Shelf Beam
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|315346411||09/27/2012||5159||Hawthorne Country Store|
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on September 19, 2012, Employee #1, of Hawthorne Country Store, was getting products off the top shelf approximately 8 ft. The employee climbed on top of a rack and stepped on the feedbags that were stacked 4 ft high. Employee #1 was climbing back down when he slipped and his left hand was caught onto the shelf beam. The force of the employee's body-weight amputated the ring finger on his left hand. Employee #1 was taken to Palomar West Hospital, where reattachment of the employee's ring finger proved unsuccessful. The employee remains hospitalized.
|1||315346411||Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Sales occupations, other business services|