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Accident: 202522801 - Sledgehammer Breaks And Strikes Worker In The Arm

Accident: 202522801 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/31/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499949109/13/20127538Affordable Auto Repair & Smog, Llc
On August 31, 2012, Employee #1, Affordable Auto Repair & Smog, LLC., an independent contractor hammered on a ball joint when a piece of the sledgehammer broke, striking him in the right arm, lacerating an artery. During the course of the investigation OSHA determined that Employee #1 was an independent contractor that no employer -employee relationship existed. The case was closed due to lack of OSHA coverage.
Keywords: struck by, arm, artery, hand tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314999491 Occupation not reported

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