Date of Incident: 2008-07-09
Employer(s): BRINK FOREST PRODUCTS LTD - PRINCE GEORGE
Type of Occurrence: Caught in or between equipment or object
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT
A worker grabbed the end of a two-foot, 2"X6" trim block on a moving conveyor, pinning his
fingers against a steel support beam. The crush injuries to the worker's fingers required the
subsequent partial amputation of two fingers.
Occupation: Tilt Hoist / Unscrambler operator
Injury Description: Amputation of distal tip on ring finger of right hand, amputation of
distal section of middle finger on right hand, and compound fractures to the little finger
of the right hand.
Job Experience: 1 year
Job Experience at Employer: 1 year