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Accident: 202315792 - Employee'S Eye Struck By Flying Object

Accident: 202315792 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/22/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11965054703/23/20069621Ca Transportation-Highways
On January 22, 2006, Employee #1, a weekend work program participant, was using a manual weed whip cutting down weeds in a field off of a highway. While swinging the whip with his right hand a weed came up and struck him in his eye under his prescription glasses. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: eye, laceration, struck by, flying object, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119650547 Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Occupation not reported

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