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Accident: 107730.015 - Employee Injures Hand And Wrist During Sandblasting

Accident: 107730.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333118.01507/27/2018Mohon Blasting And Coatings Llc
At 3:00 p.m. on July 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a sandblasting company, w as working from a ladder and operating a sandblaster to blast Black Beauty water clarifier onto a wall at a sewer/water treatment plant. The ladder began to ti p, and the employee fell. As he fell, he blasted his hand and wrist. The emplo yee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for hand and wrist in juries, including damaged nerves. The employee's injuries required a skin graft .
Keywords: blasting, construction, fall, fall protection, hand, hose, ladder, maintenance, nerve damage, repair, sandblasting, skin, unsecured, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Maintenance or repair   20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1333118.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete

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