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Accident: 92018.015 - Employee Operating Forklift Sustains Lacerations On Fingers

Accident: 92018.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 01/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1201889.01501/11/2017Pensacola Stevedore Company, Inc.
At 10:15 a.m. on January 9, 2017, an employee was working for a firm engaged in marine cargo handling. He was operating a forklift truck and he was carrying a bundle of hatch/cargo straps to the work site's Warehouse 5. The employee was transporting a bundle, which was on the back of the forklift truck while holding the bundle with his right hand. At some point, the straps slipped down and became entangled in one of the wheels of the forklift. When that happened, a pinch point or nip point was created. Some of the employee's fingers became caught or pinched between the wheel and the straps. Three fingers on his right hand sustained cuts and lacerations. He did not sustain an amputation. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: shipyard, cancer, finger, ind trk operator, laceration, nip point, manual mat handling, industrial truck, material handling, caught in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1201889.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Stevedores

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