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Step back and think it through!

A worker was holding his arm across the 90 degree elbow on the end of the pipe in an effort to help keep from
damaging a cabinet on the other end. As the worker pushed against his end, it pulled the pipe off of the 
rigging on the forklift and allowed the pipe to drift, pinching the workers arm against an after-cooler

Review pinch point and line of fire with the crew.
Review “step-back” procedure to assure rigging is plumb.  
Review methods of good communications in high noise areas.
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