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Accident: 99357.015 - Employee Lowers Lift On Foot And Crushes Several Toes

Accident: 99357.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1231261.01504/26/2017Luna'S Auto Sales Inc.
At 2:15 p.m. on April 24, 2017, an employee was working in an auto shop and was completing a 30-point inspection on a Chevy Silverado pickup truck that was on a BendPak Two-Post Surface Mounted Auto and Light Duty Truck Lift, model # XPR-10CX, serial #5175943-000172. The employee opened the back door of the Silverado and the door pushed into the lift lowering knob. The lift caught his right foot underneath it and crushed four toes. Emergency Services responded and transported the employee to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital where he was admitted for treatment. The employee suffered a partial amputation but had it reattached by surgery, three toes were fractured and lacerated, and the third largest toe had a toenail avulsion. The employee was released 48 hours after being admitted.
Keywords: toe, fracture, amputation, laceration, hydraulic lift, amputated, caught by, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1231261.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanic apprentices

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