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Accident: 201109618 - Employee Is Struck By A Flying Object Mowing Grass

Accident: 201109618 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 03/22/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31054643706/07/20072394A & L Products, Inc.
On March 22, 2007, Employee #1 was mowing grass when he mowed over a crumpled rusty coat hanger wire. A small portion of the wire, approximately 1-in. in length broke off and became a projectile. It punctured him in the stomach area and became lodged in his intestines. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: abdomen, lawn mower, struck by, flying object, stomach, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310546437 Hospitalized injury Other Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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