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Accident: 113406.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Injured When Caught Between A Forklift An

Accident: 113406.015 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 02/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376759.01502/07/2019Dimension Fabricators, Inc.
At 12:45 p.m. on February 4, 2019, an employee was having difficulty backing a forklift along a flatbed trailer. As he maneuvered the forklift, first striking the corner of the trailer with the front left roll bar of the forklift, then driving forward and striking the trailer with the forklift's left back roll bar, and finally driving the forklift it reverse with his left hand placed on its front roll bar, the employee's left hand became caught between the roll bar and the trailer. As a result, the employee sustained lacerations and fractures to his hand and was hospitalized.
Keywords: tractor trailer, forklift, fracture, laceration, hand, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1376759.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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