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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 b undle of hatch/cargo straps to the work site's Warehouse 5. The employee was tra nsporting a bundle, which was on the back of the forklift truck while holding th e 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 poin t or nip point was created. Some of the employee's fingers became caught or pinc hed 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: cancer, caught in, finger, ind trk operator, industrial truck, laceration, manual mat handling, material handling, nip point, shipyard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1201889.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Stevedores

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