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Accident: 201493467 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed By Dump Bin

Accident: 201493467 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 02/15/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31291469004/20/20100723Klink Citrus Association
On February 15, 2010 at approximately 5:30 pm, Employee #1, an industrial truck operator with Klink Citrus Association, sustained a partial multiple finger amputation while in the course of his normal duties as a forklift operator. Employee #1 was emptying waste citrus product out of a tilt dumpster. After the dumpster was emptied, Employee #1 got off the forklift and manually pushed the dumpster back into the loading position. As the dumpster was rotating back, the employee's fingers were crushed between the dumpster and the fork rails of the dumpster.
Keywords: finger, dumpster, crushed, laceration, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312914690 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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