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Accident: 103388.015 - Employee Is Injected With Hydraulic Fluid In Thumb While Rep

Accident: 103388.015 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 09/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297381.01510/03/20177623317718414 - Portland Container Repair Corporation
At 3:15 p.m. on September 26, 2017, an employee was replacing a hydraulic valve on a Terex reach stacker. When loosening a hydraulic line at the valve, the lin e blew off and forced hydraulic fluid into the base of the employee's thumb. Th e employee was taken to the hospital where he was kept overnight for treatment.
Keywords: hydraulic fluid, pressure release, thumb, valve
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1297381.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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