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Accident: 201069358 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated When Closes Lift Gate

Accident: 201069358 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30703160908/17/20054214Sullivan Moving And Storage
At about 4:00 p.m. on August 13, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a Maxon hydraulic lift gate on the rear of a moving truck. The lift controls were located on the lifting hardware and close to a hole, which was used for inserting a locking pin. While pressing the buttons, Employee #1 let his finger enter the hole. The moving internal parts sheared off the tip of Employee #1's index finger of his left hand as the gate closed. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: structure moving, hydraulic lift, amputated, finger, equipment operator, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307031609 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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