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Accident: 125965145 - Employee Injured When Stuck By Used Needle

Accident: 125965145 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 06/11/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596514511/20/20014953Denova Environmental, Inc.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 11, 2001, Employee #1 suffered a serious injury when a hypodermic needle injected a foreign substance into his left forearm as he reached into a hazardous waste drum containing medical wastes and contaminated sharps. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: hazardous waste, storage area, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125965145 Hospitalized injury Puncture Supervisors, n.e.c.

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