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Inspection: 305176927 - Far West Fibers Inc
Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 2-Portland
Report ID: 1054112
Open Date: 02/15/2002
Far West Fibers Inc
6440 Se Alexander St Hillsboro, OR 97123
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5093/Scrap and Waste Materials
Mailing: Po Box 20669, Portland, OR 97294
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201632494
Employee Injures Finger When Caught On Door Edge
Employee #1 was setting a locking mechanism on the top of an anodized aluminum exit door. He was not tall enough to reach the latching mechanism and jumped up in an attempt to activate it. The ring on his left finger caught on the top of the door severely injuring his finger when the weight of his entire body became suspended by the ring. Employee #1 was hospitalized with cuts and lacerations.
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