Inspection: 1201889.015 - Pensacola Stevedore Company, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Jacksonville
Pensacola Stevedore Company, Inc.
720a South Barracks Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
720a South Barracks Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 488320/Marine Cargo Handling
Inspection Type: Referral
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 01/11/2017
Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Forklift, L:Maritime
Case Closed: 03/03/2017
At 10:15 a.m. on January 9, 2017, an employee was working for a firm engaged in marine cargo handling. He was operating a forklift truck and he was carrying a b undle of hatch/cargo straps to the work site's Warehouse 5. The employee was tra nsporting a bundle, which was on the back of the forklift truck while holding th e bundle with his right hand. At some point, the straps slipped down and became entangled in one of the wheels of the forklift. When that happened, a pinch poin t or nip point was created. Some of the employee's fingers became caught or pinc hed between the wheel and the straps. Three fingers on his right hand sustained cuts and lacerations. He did not sustain an amputation. He was hospitalized.
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