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Accident: 107614.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Pierced By Metal Wire And Wound Becomes In

Accident: 107614.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331677.01507/24/2018City Of San Diego
At 4:00 p.m. on June 22, 2018, an employee was involved with brush fire fighting activities at a homeless encampment. The employee was walking on the perimeter of the fire when his lower right leg was pierced by a piece of metal baling wire. The wound later became infected and the employee went to UCSD Medical Center, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: struck by, infection, leg, metal wire, fire fighter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331677.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Firefighting occupations

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