Description of Incident
A mechanic was caught in the door of a freight container by a tipped-over hose saddle weighing 3 tonnes. The incident occurred when a team was performing maintenance works to a hydraulic spread on deck.
A mechanic, who was not involved with these works, passed by the hose saddle, and entered a nearby container. At that moment the hydraulic hoses moved, causing the hydraulic saddle to tip over towards the container door, trapping the mechanic in between the container door and the frame.
He sustained severe injuries for which he underwent surgery, and will be off work for more than 6 months.
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