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Accident: 201079365 - Employee Struck By Sliver Of Metal, Later Dies

Accident: 201079365 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/30/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31534982908/06/20131629Schilling Paradise Corporation
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on July 30, 2013, Employee #1 was excavating structures for water and sewer pipe lines. A sliver of metal teeth from the excavator struck the employee's face puncturing his cheek as it traveled. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital with laceration to his carotid artery. Employee #1 later died of his injury.
Keywords: excavation, laceration, scrap metal, struck by, artery, face, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 9 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315349829 Fatality Cut/Laceration Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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