Accident Report Detail
Accident: 301330932 - Employee'S Finger Is Crushed By Pallet Jack
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|301330932||11/14/2003||4225||Classic Distributing And Beverage Group Inc.|
At around 12:15 p.m. on September 25, 2003, Employee #1, a customer service representative with Classic Distributing and Beverage Group, was using an electric pallet jack (Serial Number 7A 131295, Model Number 40GPW-4-14) to arrange boxes of beer in the stock room of a customer's facility. While maneuvering the pallet jack in reverse, his left finger was crushed between the handle of jack and the frame of a baler. He was hospitalized at Queen of the Valley Hospital for amputation of the finger. The pallet jack was physically inspected on December 4, 2003, and the controls and brakes were found to be in working condition. Past maintenance records on the pallet jack provided by the customer's staff indicated no serious problems with the jack. Employee #1 chose not to be interviewed about this accident.
|1||301330932||Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Sales representatives, mining, mfg., & wholesale|