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Accident: 201052255 - Employees Hand Fractured When Caught Under Heavy Load

Accident: 201052255 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 01/25/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12606815403/02/19993312Shultz Steel Company
At approximately 6:45 p.m. on January 25, 1999, Employee #1 was working in the hand grinder area of the conditioning department. He was setting up to grind a metal part weighing approximately 420 pounds. He signaled the forklift operator to bring in a piece and the operator drove the part into the grinding booth towards the bench and a 36-in. wooden pallet used as a stand. Employee #1 was holding the pallet up on its end with his left hand on top as the driver dropped the metal piece from its mast. Employee #1's hand was caught and his left middle and index finger were fractured and he received a contusion on his left hand. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: grinder, fracture, finger, caught between, crushed, grinding room, hand, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126068154 Hospitalized injury Fracture Precision grinders, fitters and tool sharpeners

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