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Accident: 14350821 - Employee Killed When Struck In Neck By Flying Metal

Accident: 14350821 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 05/31/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10919595805/31/19945093Berman Brothers Iron & Metal Company
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on May 31, 1994, Employee #1 was sorting metal at the discharge end of a 1,000 ton hydraulic shear when a piece of sheared metal flew out of the machine and traveled approximately 30 feet, striking him on the right jaw and neck. The metal severed Employee #1's artery and he bled to death.
Keywords: severed, shear, loss of blood, neck, struck by, artery, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109195958 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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