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Accident: 201493186 - Employee Amputates Finger While Servicing Hydraulic Cylinder

Accident: 201493186 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 12/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31082600306/05/20085084Madland Toyota-Lift, Inc.
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on December 11, 2007, Employee #1 was reinstalling a hydraulic ram on a forklift. Employee #1 placed his right index finger inside the eye hole of the ram's attachment point to check the pin alignment. Employee #1 engaged the hydraulic system and activated the ram. The sliding action between the two parts injured Employee #1's finger. Employee #1's finger needed to be amputated at the hospital but he was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, repair, finger, hydraulic cylinder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310826003 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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