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Report: Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment at Tioga Pipe Supply Inc. in Houston, Tx
An employee was offloading pipe using a 5-ton overhead crane. He was lowering a bundle that had been lifted off center and was using his left hand to level and balance the load when the chain sling slipped and his left hand was trapped between the chain and the pipe. He was hospitalized.
|Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury
|Part of Body
|Cranes-gantry, overhead, monorail, container
|Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
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