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Accident: 202607040 - Employee'S Hand Is Struck And Impaled By Cable

Accident: 202607040 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 01/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31686932001/11/20135812Jixi Chen Dba New Golden Garden Inc
On January 9, 2013, Employee #1 was using an auger to clear a clogged floor drain. The auger was a drum machine that had a 0.375 in. by 100 ft cable. As he was clearing the clog with the auger cable, Employee #1 clutched the cable in his right hand. The cable broke, causing the auger to penetrate his hand. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where surgeons removed the impaled cable. After receiving the medical attention, he was released from the hospital.
Keywords: impaled, broken cable, auger, struck by, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316869320 Non Hospitalized injury Puncture Food counter, fountain and related occupations

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