Close Call/Serious Incident

Safety Alert Type: 
Other
Location: 
Geographic Area Identified as Kitchen Creek located near Kinbasket Lake in the Golden TSA
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2007-08-01
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Two workers were carrying a tank and went to place it in the back of a pick up. While lowering the tank one worker pinched a finger under the tank. The finger was also cut.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Ensure workers wear gloves and ensure that when items are placed down it is in such a manner that fingers will not become pinched. (i.e. carry tank by handles or place the object on a piece a wood to create a sufficient gap).

File attachments
2007-08-01 Pinched finger under tank.pdf
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