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Accident: 103454.015 - Employee Is Struck By Post From Automatic Tire Changer And A

Accident: 103454.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 02/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294210.01502/12/2018My Chevrolet, Inc.
At 9:56 a.m. on February 7, 2018, an employee was assisting a coworker with remo ving and replacing faulty tire pressure sensors from two truck tires and was dem onstrating the use of a Quadriga ATC 1000 Automatic Tire Changer machine with fo ot-actuated pedals. The employee was almost done with the first tire when the m etal center post came down and amputated his pinky from his left hand. The empl oyee was transported to Natividad Hospital and later transferred by helicopter t o San Francisco General, where he was admitted for surgery.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, finger, foot-powered press, struck by, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294210.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Automobile body and related repairers

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