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Accident: 201156544 - Employee Suffers Lacerations When Mirror Glass Breaks

Accident: 201156544 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/27/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30085990710/09/20021793So Cal Installations
At approximately 11:10 a.m. on September 27, 2002, Employee #1, a shop laborer, suffered a serious left wrist laceration. Employee #1 was removing a broken piece of a large o.25-in. un-tempered plate glass mirror from the shop table when the mirror broke as he started to lift it. A glass shard cut Employee #1's left wrist cutting arteries, veins and nerves. Employee #1 was not wearing his employer provided wrist guards and gloves. Employee #1 was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: ppe, laceration, artery, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300859907 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Hand cutting and trimming occupations

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