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Accident: 201024858 - Employee Injures Face And Eye When Stick Contacts Blade

Accident: 201024858 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31583072909/06/20135084Dynamic Nutraceuticals Inc.
On September 4, 2013, Employee #1, a production worker, was grinding a food product using a push stick. The push stick hit the blade causing it to shatter. The projectile(s) struck the employee in the face and left eye. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for puncture wounds in his face and an eye laceration. The employee remained hospitalized.
Keywords: eye, food packaging mach, laceration, point of operation, struck by, flying object, blade, face, grinding machine, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315830729 Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Production helpers

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