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Accident: 202516571 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated When Die Drops

Accident: 202516571 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/20/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31054954801/16/20083411Silgan Container Corporation
On November 20, 2007, Employee #1, a forklift operator, was helping another employee sit a die onto a pallet for transportation. The die was dropped on Employee #1's right hand fingers. His fingers were fractured, and a finger tip of the middle finger of his right hand was partially amputated.
Keywords: die, fracture, amputated, finger, fall, pallet
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310549548 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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