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  • Published: 5 Jan 2024

LTI - Finger crush whilst operating safety gate

LTI Finger crush whilst operating safety gate
LTI Finger crush whilst operating safety gate

Description of Incident

A crew member got his finger trapped in a hinged fall protection bar on a crane pedestal platform, causing a serious injury. The crew member was climbing the main crane vertical ladder; when he reached the top of the ladder, he used his right hand to raise the hinged fall protection bar to gain access to the crane pedestal platform. He kept his right hand on the bar until it was at 180 degrees, trapping his finger between the bar and the handrail.

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