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Accident: 202557047 - Employee Suffers Stab In Forearm When Plastic Strip Fall

Accident: 202557047 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 01/10/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31738623301/16/20147361Dss Staffing Inc.
On January 10, 2014, Employee #1, a contracted butcher, was working at a retail grocery store. The employee was walking through a set of hanging plastic strips used to separate the market from the actual meat cutting area, when one of the strips fell back causing him to stab his left forearm with a knife that he was carrying in his right hand. Employee #1 was taken to Huntington Beach Hospital, where he was treated for stab wound where the knife hit a vein in his arm. The employee was hospitalized for seven days.
Keywords: knife, stuck, forearm, laceration, plastic mfg, fall, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317386233 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Butchers and meat cutters

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