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Accident: 202508651 - Employee Is Struck By Broken Glass And Lacerates Wrist

Accident: 202508651 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/12/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432863409/29/20117363Select Staffing, Inc.,
At approximately 7:45 p.m. on September 12, 2011, Employee #1 was lifting a 40 in.-by-82 in.-by- 0.25 in. clear glass from the inspection table. He had previously cleaned and inspected the glass. As he lifted the glass to set it on a glass rack approximately 3 ft away from the inspection table, the glass broke. Shards of broken glass struck him, severely lacerating his left wrist. Employee #1 was transported via an ambulance to a medical center, where he underwent surgical procedures and was hospitalized for postoperative care.
Keywords: broken glass, laceration, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314328634 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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