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Accident: 202507430 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Pinched By Door And Post

Accident: 202507430 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/16/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31107521212/29/20095211Marvin Windows Of Tennessee Inc Dba Marvin Windows

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on December 16, 2009, Employee #1 was directing the driver of a tractor trailer truck as the trailer was being backed up to the loading dock. Employee #1 was located at the rear of the driver's side of the trailer and immediately adjacent to it. While the vehicle was in motion, Employee #1 quickly reached out to push the driver's side cargo door flush with the side of the trailer. His right pinky finger was caught between the cargo door and a concrete bollard. He sustained an amputation of his right pinky finger and part of his right thumb, and was hospitalized for his injuries. The tractor trailer truck was owned and operated by Marvin Windows.

Keywords: amputated, finger, column, caught between, tractor trailer, guide, door, backing up, truck driver

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311075212 Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

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