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Accident: 116195.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Crushed Between Lift Bucket And Hull

Accident: 116195.015 -- Report ID: 0418500 -- Event Date: 05/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400275.01505/07/2019Hi Trak Staffing, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on May 6, 2019, an employee was working as a machinist for a tempor ary employment agency. He had been sent to a shipyard, where ships were repaired . He was riding a JLG boom lift up to inspect the stern of a ship. When employee was about 30 feet (9.1 meters) up, he stopped the lift. When the lift stopped, the bucket moved. The employee was thrown off balance. To keep from falling, he reached out and grabbed the lip of the bucket. As he did this, the bucket made c ontact with the ship. His fingers were caught and crushed between the lift bucke t and the hull of ship. The employee was sent to hospital and released. One of h is fingers was surgically amputated. Two others were crushed, but amputation was not required. The employee was not kept at the hospital overnight. Elsewhere on the report form, it was stated that the employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, bucket , caught between, crushed, elevated work platform, finger, hydraulic lift, machinist, multi-employer worksite, multiemployer, ship, shipyard, temporary employment agency
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1400275.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Machinists

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