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Accident: 170378806 - Employee'S Arm Lacerated While Cutting Meat

Accident: 170378806 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 11/08/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11180530511/19/19962099Nonna'S Kitchen
Employee #1, a meat cutter at Nonna's Kitchen, was using a knife to trim meat when he lacerated his forearm above the wrist, severing an artery. He was using steel-meshed gloves for hand protection that covered up to his wrist, but he was not wearing the arm guard that apparently was available.
Keywords: knife, severed, ppe, work rules, forearm, laceration, artery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111805305 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Butchers and meat cutters

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