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Accident: 201156312 - Employee Injured By Piece Of Shattered Punch Press Bit

Accident: 201156312 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/15/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30085760404/12/20023599Duncan Bros Inc
At approximately 6:20 p.m. on March 15, 2002, Employee #1, working for an employer engaged in steel fabrication, was walking by a Piranha Iron Worker punch press, Model P90, Serial Number 1063. A punching bit used to punch a hole in a piece of metal broke and a piece of the punching bit flew from the punch press and hit the employee on the right side of his upper lip. The piece of metal penetrated through the right side of his face and became stuck near his right ear. The punch bit was removed at the hospital and the employee was hospitalized for 6 days. The employee lost four teeth due to the accident.
Keywords: struck by, flying object, face, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300857604 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Production helpers

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