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Accident: 92782.015 - Employee Loading Pickup Truck Amputates Finger In Lifting Me

Accident: 92782.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 01/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1207610.01502/01/2017Wilmar Poultry Company
At 10:30 a.m. on January 9, 2017, an employee was working for a poultry hatchery. He was loading a washing machine onto a Ford F-150 pickup truck to transport it somewhere. He was operating the controls of a liftgate attachment on the truck, when the index finger on his left hand became caught in its scissor lift mechanism. His finger was amputated up to the first knuckle. He was hospitalized. The lifting mechanism had an unguarded pinch point.
Keywords: pickup truck, amputated, machine guarding, amputation, mech mat handling, manual mat handling, hydraulic lift, unguarded, caught in, tailgate
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1207610.015 75 M Hospitalized injury Amputation

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