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Accident: 112101.015 - Employee Amputates Several Fingers After Sustaining Frostbit

Accident: 112101.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 12/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368186.01512/21/2018Hanover Foods Corporation
At 11:30 p.m. on December 4, 2018, an employee was changing the liquid propane tank on the forklift and a small amount of gas leaked out, soaking into his glove. The employee sustained frostbite injuries to his gloved fingers which required amputation. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: propane, finger, gas, amputation, glove, frozen, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368186.015 58 M Non Hospitalized injury Freezing/Frost Bite Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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