Retrieval Operations Technician Sustained Puncture Wound
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Idaho Treatment Group, Idaho-ITG

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Operations, Material Handling/Storage

A worker sustained a puncture wound to the hand while lifting a 4x4 wooden block. The injury resulted in severe nerve damage and required surgery to repair. Given the size of the wooden block being moved, the technician could have enlisted help from another individual which would have reduced the risk of the injury.

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