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Accident: 202543542 - Employee'S Finger Is Lacerated While Hanging Clothes

Accident: 202543542 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 10/21/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486073511/03/20112339American Apparel (Usa) Llc
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on October 21, 2011, Employee #1, a sewing machine operator with American Apparel USA, LLC, sustained a laceration to her right ring finger from a metal clothes hanger while repositioning and hanging garments on a portable clothing rack. Two days later, she was admitted to Huntington Hospital for treatment of the laceration and an infection.
Keywords: clothing, finger, laceration, textile production, infection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314860735 Hospitalized injury Other Textile sewing machine operators

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