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Accident: 202598058 - Employee Is Struck In The Face By Pyro

Accident: 202598058 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/04/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060740306/19/20098711Raytheon Technical Services Co Llc
At approximately 6:15 a.m. on May 4, 2009, Employee #1 was delivering loaded pyrotechnics. When she arrived at her location, she noticed that the pyro launcher needed to be reloaded. As she was reloading the pyro launcher, the pyro shot off from the launcher. She was hit in the face by the pyro, and her face and left eye were injured. Employee #1 was hospitalized for one week at Loma Linda University Hospital in Loma Linda, California. The employee was not wearing any personal protective equipment, when the accident happened.
Keywords: eye, ppe, struck by, face, pyrotechnics
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310607403 Hospitalized injury Other Electrical and electronic technicians

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