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Accident: 201183472 - Employee Sustains Puncture When Struck By Metal Piece

Accident: 201183472 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 03/15/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30739729903/29/20071742Thomas Interiors, Inc.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on March 15, 2007, Employee #1 was working as a metal framer at a bus maintenance facility. Employee #1 was operating a "Hilti" Model Number DX-35 powder-actuated tool. Employee #1 was on the roof attaching a metal track onto the perimeter of the skylight. A piece of the metal broke off and ricochet into Employee #1's left wrist. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and had a piece of metal fragment removed from his wrist. Employee #1 was hospitalized for less than 24 hours.
Keywords: skylight, struck by, flying object, powder actuated tool, puncture, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 3 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307397299 Hospitalized injury Puncture Sheetmetal duct installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing metal siding
FatCause: Other

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