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Accident: 115059.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb When Caught Between Forklift Driven

Accident: 115059.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1390489.01504/03/2019Allied Oil Company
At 11:20 a.m. on March 28, 2019, an employee placed a piece of wood between a to te full of waste oil and a forklift as a spacer and was making an adjustment to it when a coworker moved the forklift forward. The employee's left hand thumb w as caught between the forklift forks and the piece of wood, amputating it. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, forklift, powered industrial vehicle, thumb, tote box
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1390489.015 58 M Hospitalized injury

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