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Accident: 201110467 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Trapped By Mast

Accident: 201110467 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/07/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11217804103/14/19973537Premium Equipment
On March 7, 1997, Employee #1, age 19, a mechanic-in-training with Premium Equipment Company, was releasing a hydraulic line. This caused the mast to slowly settle until it had trapped his hand, inflicting a compression injury on the soft tissue. Employee #1 was evaluated at Northridge Hospital and then referred for rehabilitation therapy. The mast had not been locked out or blocked out, as per company procedures.
Keywords: blocks, work rules, mechanic, lockout, caught between, inexperience, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112178041 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Machinery maintenance occupations

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