ESH&Q weekly report, Nov. 10
This week's safety report, compiled by the Fermilab ESH&Q Section, contains five incidents.
An employee was cleaning around the rim of a ground light when his finger was cut by a shard of glass. He received first aid.
An employee hit the side of his nose on a free-standing sign when he bent to pick up his backpack. This is a report-only case.
An employee experienced eye irritation after moving equipment and sweeping in a warehouse. His eyes were flushed with eye wash and he was prescribed antibiotic ointment. This is a recordable case.
An employee experienced wrist pain after attempting to lift his 40-pound toolbox. He received first aid at the Medical Office and was told to work within his own tolerance. This claim is pending.
A subcontractor employee was observed performing an electrical lockout application. The employee successfully locked out the equipment and proceeded to the verification phase, whereby observers noted that the employee was not fully following the appropriate safe work practices. The incident is categorized as an ORPS SC-4 "failure to follow a prescribed hazardous energy control procedure."
See the full report.