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Accident: 202352159 - Grinding Wheel Strikes Employee Who Is Hospitalized

Accident: 202352159 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/11/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30677182507/14/20037549J & J Towing
On July 11, 2003, an employee working for a tow truck company was grinding off a metal pin on the wheel lift of a tow truck. The employee was struck in the righ t calf by a piece of abrasive grinding wheel that disintegrated during the opera tion. He was transported to Prince George's Hospital Center, where he was hospit alized and treated for lacerations and injured calf muscles...
Keywords: wheel, disintegrated, guard, mechanic, laceration, struck by, tow truck, flying object, abrasive wheel, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306771825 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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