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Accident: 201142437 - Employee Injured Repairing Chair

Accident: 201142437 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/15/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30085437903/06/20029411Orange Unified School District
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on February 15, 2002, Employee #1 was repairing an office chair. Employee #1 was cutting a piece of plastic off this chair using an Exacto knife. The knife slipped and the blade went into Employee #1's left forearm puncturing an artery. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital where surgery was performed to repair the damage. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: knife, repair, chair, slip, laceration, artery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300854379 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Photographers

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