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Accident: 202490348 - Employee'S Toe Is Embedded With Glass And Is Amputated

Accident: 202490348 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/31/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582652908/24/20104953Eel River Disposal And Resource Recovery
On July 31, 2010, Employee #1 was working at a solid waste recycle facility in a remote area as a station attendant. She was breaking glass in barrels and piece of glass became embedded in her right big toe. Employee #1 was hospitalized and a portion of her toe was amputated. The employee was not sure how she was injured. She was wearing good foot wear and could not figure out how the glass could enter her shoes. She was also wearing protective eye wear.
Keywords: amputated, protective clothing, toe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125826529 Hospitalized injury Amputation Garbage collectors

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