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Accident: 170200059 - Employee'S Eye Punctured By Flying Piece Of Metal

Accident: 170200059 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/22/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11980686706/29/19930761Gonzalez Labor Contractors, Inc.
Employee #1 was driving a tractor and mowing grass in a vineyard. As he was looking back, a piece of metal was thrown from the mower and struck him in his right eye, puncturing it. Employee #1 lost all vision in that eye. He was not wearing eye protection at the time of the accident.
Keywords: eye, ppe, agriculture, work rules, lawn mower, struck by, flying object, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119806867 Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Farm workers

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