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Accident: 117905.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught On Product Jumping Off

Accident: 117905.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 07/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1414981.01507/12/2019Toyota Tsusho America, Inc
At 6:30 a.m. on July 9, 2019, an employee was searching for parts needing to be shipped when he attempted to climb up a rack 8 feet from the ground to search a product container. The employee did not find what he was looking for and tried t o jump down off the rack when the ring on his finger caught on a corner edge of the container. The employee amputated his finger requiring medical treatment. T he employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, caught in, climbing, container, fall, finger, material handling, ring, storage rack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1414981.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators

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