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Accident: 202529210 - Employee Suffers Laceration While Performing Maintenance

Accident: 202529210 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 02/27/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30991260803/11/20099224City Of Long Beach Fire Dept
On February 27, 2009, Employee #1, a firefighter, was wiping down some equipment while wearing gloves. He got a small scratch that became infected, which caused his supervisor to send him to the city's Occupational Health Department. He received an antibiotic shot and checked himself into the hospital, where he was hospitalized and evaluated for possible MRSA exposure.
Keywords: firefighter, maintenance, finger, cleaning, laceration, manual mat handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309912608 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Firefighting occupations

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