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Accident: 201108198 - Employee Is Injured When Metal Chip Lodges In Eye

Accident: 201108198 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 01/10/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082292106/27/20067532Angkor Auto Body & Paint
On January 10, 2006, Employee #1 was working for an automotive body shop. He had just removed his goggles at the end of the shift, when he noticed a metal chip on a car's exterior. He hit the chip with a chisel, and he was injured when it flew up into his left eye. He was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released. He was not hospitalized, but he did return for subsequent surgeries.
Keywords: eye, dust, automotive repair, ppe, metal shop, mechanic, struck by, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300822921 Non Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Not specified mechanics and repairers

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