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Report: Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment at Electrolux in Lancaster, Tx
An employee was attempting to close the extended lip of a malfunctioning dock plate. He used a T-bar to prop the dock plate up while trying to disengage the dock lock with another T-bar. The T-bar propping up the dock plate fell, causing the dock plate to fall down on his left arm and break it.
|Part of Body
|Ramps, loading docks, dock plates
|Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
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