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Accident: 111375.015 - Employee Amputates Several Fingers When Caught Between Overt

Accident: 111375.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 11/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1362700.01511/29/2018Aviva Metals
At 12:45 a.m. on November 28, 2018, an employee was backing up his forklift to l ine it up with another spot and hadn't lowered the mast. The employee struck an overhead beam, causing the forklift to turn over and he stuck his hand out to c atch himself. The employee caught his hand between the overhead guard of the fo rklift and a concrete support column. The employee fainted and was taken to the hospital by Emergency Services. The employee amputated several fingers and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, column, fainted, finger, forklift, overturn, powered industrial vehicle, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362700.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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