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Accident: 201039856 - Employee'S Arm Lacerated By Shattered Glass

Accident: 201039856 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 08/28/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30990677409/19/20071793Town & Country Glass
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on August 8, 2007, Employee #1 was installing glass in a commercial building under construction in Cerritos, CA. He was in a scissor lift when the glass shattered and he was struck by pieces of glass Employee #1 sustained serious lacerations and tendon damageto his left forearm, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: tendon, installing, broken glass, forearm, construction, laceration, struck by, arm, falling object, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309906774 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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