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Accident: 99982.015 - Employee Amputates Finger Is When Caught In A Hydraulic Lift

Accident: 99982.015 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 09/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1271479.01510/02/2017Forrence Orchards, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on September 24, 2017, Employee #1 was standing next to the truck. The employee put his hand on the hydraulics of the lifting mechanism just as th e truck was about to unload apple crates onto a platform. As he stuck his foot under the truck to reposition the platform, the lift mechanism engaged and his h and became caught in the hydraulics, amputating his finger.
Keywords: amputation, caught in, finger, hand, hydraulic lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1271479.015 50 M Hospitalized injury

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