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Accident: 109091.015 - Lowering Forklift Mass Amputates Employee'S Fingers

Accident: 109091.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1346003.01509/12/2018Ravi And Jay Thiara Farms
At 11:30 a.m. on August 24, 2018, Employee #1 was working with his supervisor di sposing scrap metal. The supervisor was driving a Caterpillar GC25K forklift and Employee #1 rode on the forks, to elevate the employee above the garbage bin. D uring this ride, Employee #1 had his left hand on the mast. When the mast was lo wered, it amputated two fingers on his left hand. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, powered industrial vehicle, vehicle in gear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1346003.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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