2009-04-20 Hydraulic oil punctures skin

McBride Community Forest
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
Company Name: 
BKB Cedar Products Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Operator was locating leak on a hydraulic hose. Could not see entire hose, so put hand on hose and oil under pressure punctured skin and filled hand with hydraulic oil.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Use mirror or cardboard to locate direction of the spray, not hand.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

BKB Cedar Products Ltd.

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