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Report: Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment at Trinidad Drilling Limited Partnership in Mentone, Texas

DATE: 04/11/18

An employee was attempting to load a derrick board onto a flatbed haul truck with a forklift. His hand was between the forklift fork and derrick board as he tried to remove a rope from the bottom section of the derrick tarp. The derrick board then shifted, catching his right hand and wrist between the derrick board and forklift fork. He suffered fractures to the right wrist and hand.

Report ID 2018043465  
Date 04/11/2018  
UPA 1327920  
Primary NAICS 213111  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 482 Hand(s) and wrist(s)
Source 4429 Machine and appliance parts, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 8621 Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered
Event 642 Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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