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Accident: 142655.015 - Employee Amputates Finger Between Hopper Lid And Frame

Accident: 142655.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 12/30/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1572032.01501/11/2022Oak Pointe, Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on December 30, 2021, an employee was emptying a trash hopper into a larger trash bin. The employee lifted the hopper up to the trash bin using a forklift and as he released the hopper to tilt into the bin, he caught his finge r between the hopper lid and frame. The employee partially amputated his finger, requiring medical treatment without hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, distracted, finger, forklift, frame, hopper, industrial truck, material handling, partial amputation, powered industrial vehicle, training, trash bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1572032.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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