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Accident: 104687.015 - Employee Is Injured When Shot With Sandblasting Gun

Accident: 104687.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308602.01504/12/2018Nationwide Boiler Inc
At 1:30 p.m. on April 7, 2018, Employee #1 was attempting to sandblast the rear door of a metal frame boiler at the company yard. The employee lost his balance and shot himself in the left arm with the sandblasting gun, which penetrated his left arm about one inch. He was transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Keywords: arm, boiler, door, flying object, lost balance, sandblasting, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1308602.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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