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Accident: 201507985 - Employee Is Struck By Flying Object And Injured

Accident: 201507985 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 09/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31006149410/03/20074214Numark Transportation, Inc.
On September 11, 2007, an employee, a diesel mechanic was repairing a trailer air brake assembly. The brake system consisted of service and parking brake chambers. Despite using the appropriate tool known as a wind off or lock release bolt to reduce the pressure by compressing the spring of the parking brake on surface cover housing, the casing ejected and struck the employee's nose. The employee suffered head laceration and a fractured nose. He was taken to the Eden Medical Centre, where he was admitted. and treated and discharged two days later.
Keywords: fracture, automotive repair, brake, nose, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310061494 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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