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Accident: 201052602 - Employee Injured When Compressed Air Injected Into Arm

Accident: 201052602 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 05/14/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12607224808/02/19993052Burke Industries
At 7:50 p.m. on May 14, 1999, an accident occurred in the straight hose core removal area located at the west side of the production area of Burke Industries. Employee #1, while engaged in the hose removal process, accidentally got compressed air injected to the upper extremity of his left arm and the arm was swollen. Employee #1 was taken to Coast Plaza Doctor's Hospital by local ambulance for treatment and was hospitalized for observation.
Keywords: compressed air, arm, accidental discharge, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126072248 Hospitalized injury Puncture Machine operators, not specified

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