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Accident: 202539862 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Snagged On Screw

Accident: 202539862 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 10/28/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name

At approximately 10:30 a.m., on October 28, 2008, Employee #1 was stocking paper goods and other supplies on the elevated storage area located above the walk-in refrigerator at a restaurant. The storage area was located at a height of approximately 8 ft above the floor. Employee #1's ring finger was amputated when it snagged on a screw as he jumped down from the storage area. He was treated at Brotman Medical Center then hospitalized at Cedar Sinai Medical Center for unspecified surgery.

Keywords: amputated, food preparation, finger, ladder, ring, elevated work plat, storage area

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300869344 Hospitalized injury Amputation Stock handlers and baggers

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