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Accident: 170763395 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated While Moving Battery

Accident: 170763395 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/26/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12014606310/04/20022011Fresno Meat Co
At about 7:30 p.m. on July 26, 2002, Employee #1, with Fresno Meat Company, was helping a coworker remove a battery from a storage rack. When the battery swung to the side, his finger tip was caught between the battery and the rack. Employee #1 sustained a serious laceration to the finger tip resulting in a partial amputation. He was treated at Fresno Community Hospital and released.
Keywords: battery, amputated, finger, caught between, storage rack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120146063 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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