Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201115656 - Employee Suffers Amputation
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|126189315||03/17/2003||0723||115114||Paramount Farms, Inc.|
Abstract: At approximately 9:30 a.m. on February 13, 2003, Employee #1, a lead mechanic, was changing a battery pack on forklift Number 82 weighing approximately 3700 pounds. One side of the battery pack came off the guide bar of the overhead hoist. Employee #1 reattached the guide bar with his right hand and did not move his hand out of the way. Employee #1 activated the hoist in the up position and when the battery pack was lifted it created a pinch point between the battery pack and the guide bar amputating Employee #1's right index finger to the first joint. Employee #1 was treated for his injury but was not hospitalized.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||126189315||Non Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Farm equipment mechanics|