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Accident: 113944.015 - Employee Crushes Hand When Struck By Falling Hydraulic Cylin

Accident: 113944.015 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 02/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380205.01502/22/2019U.S. Bronze Foundry And Machine, Inc.

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on February 18, 2019, an employee was attempting to a scertain why the cylinder was not lifting and the nylon sling was pulling. The nylon sling, then, failed causing the cylinder to fall onto the right hand/arm that resulted in injuries of four broken fingers, a broken wrist, and a dislocat ed radius. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: falling object, finger, hydraulic cylinder, sling, struck by, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1380205.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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