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Accident: 170725543 - Employee Cut By Hand-Held Grinder

Accident: 170725543 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/01/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11188681812/08/19921381Blue Sky Drilling Company, Inc.
Employee #1, of Blue Sky Drilling Co., Inc., crouched/squatted to grind a metal weld with a composite wheel hand-held grinder. Employee #1 slipped, cutting his left thigh and artery, for which he required hospitalization.
Keywords: grinder, portable power tool, oil well drilling, slip, thigh, laceration, artery, hand tool, gas well drilling, grinding wheel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111886818 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Drillers, oil well

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