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Accident: 202530309 - Employee Amputates Finger When Auto Transmission Falls

Accident: 202530309 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 11/04/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31364190412/02/20107537Torrance Transmission Inc
At 3:30 p.m. on November 2, 2010, Employee #1, an auto mechanic, had completed rebuilding a transmission at his workstation. The transmission was mounted to a floor stand. As Employee #1 was preparing to remove the transmission from the stand, the transmission slipped from the mounting bracket, severing Employee #1's left hand ring finger. Emergency response personnel transported Employee #1 to Kaiser Hospital in Torrance, California, for amputation of his left index finger.
Keywords: amputated, automotive repair, finger, mechanic
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313641904 Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanics

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