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Accident: 201083920 - Employee'S Finger Smashed In Chain And Sprocket

Accident: 201083920 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 02/03/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On February 3, 2003, Employee working in the maintenance building at APCO storage yard, repairing the lift mechanism on a forklift was on the top of the mast, the chain stuck and fell off the top sprocket. The Employee was replacing the chain on the top sprocket when the lift mechanism fell off the stands and blocks, smashing his finger in the chain and sprocket.
Keywords: chain, repair, building, blocks, finger, industrial truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119983229 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Operating engineers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Other

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