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Accident: 128817.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Pushing Test Weight Onto

Accident: 128817.015 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 08/14/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1489124.01508/20/2020Ground Services International Incorporated
At 4:55 p.m. on August 14, 2020, an employee was maneuvering a 4,000 pound test weight onto an Altet Platform Loader with three coworkers. The employee was perf orming a daily test to check the calibration of the container sort platform scal e (CSP). The employee caught his right index finger between the hand extension a nd the loader pillar resulting in a fingertip amputation and requiring medical t reatment. The employee was not hospitalized.
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Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1489124.015 20 M Non Hospitalized injury

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