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Accident: 131196.015 - Employee Injures Abdomen When Struck By Flying Projectile

Accident: 131196.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/21/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1498830.01510/22/2020Sunland Aerospace Fasteners
At 10:00 a.m. on July 21, 2020, an employee was operating a punch press. The emp loyee forgot to remove the material/part which sticks to the upper die after ope ration; the employee inserted a new part and triggered the machine. Both parts s truck against each other and broke, launching a projectile which pierced the emp loyee's abdomen. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: abdomen, die, flying object, operator, projectile, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1498830.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Punching and stamping press machine operators

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