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Accident: 100069.015 - Employee Ruptures Blood Vessel When Hand Is Forced Into Vat

Accident: 100069.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 09/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270715.01510/13/2017Decamilla Brothers, Llc
At 9:25 a.m. on September 11, 2017, an employee was working for a fruit and vege table cannery. He was pressure washing an olive vat. He hit the trigger, and his burst of water caused his hand to strike the side of the vat. He sustained a ru ptured blood vessel in his hand. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: artery, cleaning, confined space, hemorrhage, high pressure, rupture, struck against, struck by, vessel--container, water, water hose
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1270715.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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