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Accident: 170606008 - Employee'S Finger Fractured By Boxcar Door Handle

Accident: 170606008 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/20/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11997118211/12/19932711The Sun, San Bernardino County
At approximately 3:07 p.m. on October 19, 1993, Employee #1 was opening the cargo door of a railroad boxcar for unloading when the cam lock handle suddenly released and struck his left hand, fracturing the middle finger. Employee #1 was trained in this operation, was experienced, and was aware of hazards. There was no violation of T-8 CCR.
Keywords: fracture, finger, work rules, railroad car, boxcar, struck by, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119971182 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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