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Accident: 201509254 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Finger In Hinged Section Of Lift

Accident: 201509254 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 04/28/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31235617305/11/20097699Metal Dragon Llc
On April 28, 2009, Employee #1, a part-time motorcycle mechanic, was assisting in the delivery of a hydraulic lifting table. The delivery driver had the placed the table standing on its end. Employee #1 assisted the delivery driver in moving the table to the shop via walking the lift table by pivoting one corner of the lift table on its edge and lifting the opposite corner and swinging it forward. During this process, a 1.29 ft long hinged section at the head of the lift table swung down and caught the tip left middle finger of the Employee #1, resulting in its amputation. He received medical treatment and was released.
Keywords: delivery work, hydraulic lift, amputated, finger, mechanic, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312356173 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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