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FRA warns of coveralls safety hazard

Posted By admin On January 25, 2012 @ 3:45 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

The Federal Railroad Administration has called attention to an injury where a conductor, while lifting the operating lever on a freight car, was dragged four car lengths after the lever became tangled in the hammer loop of his coveralls.

The FRA recommends cutting off the hammer loop on coveralls or securing the hammer loop to the pants leg so that it does not create a hazard.

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