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Accident: 111252.015 - Employee Cuts Through Femoral Artery With Knife While Replac

Accident: 111252.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354962.01510/23/2018Ericsson Inc.
At 1:48 p.m. on October 18, 2018, an employee was working on the top of an apart ment building roof wile upgrading the AT&T modules and was cutting the old coax with a straight blade when it slipped and cut into his femoral artery in his lef t thigh. The employee's coworker applied a tourniquet immediately and the emplo yee was transported to the hospital. The employee was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: artery, blade, cable tv work, knife, laceration, thigh
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1354962.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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