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Accident: 201501293 - Employee Injured Due To Falling Scrap Metal

Accident: 201501293 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 06/17/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11967498406/30/19995093Alco Iron & Metal
On June 17, 1999, an employee was cutting stainless steel in the yard of a scarp metal dealer. A piece of scrap metal fell onto him, resulting in a fractured collarbone and severe nerve damage to his right hand. He was treated and hospitalized at Eden Hospital-Castro Valley.
Keywords: fracture, collarbone, scrap metal, struck by, falling object, hand, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119674984 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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