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Accident: 25675.015 - Recycling Facility Worker Cutting Cylinder In Half Is Struck

Accident: 25675.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 08/17/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
587901.01508/22/2012Staiman Recycling Corporation
At 3:00 p.m. on August 17, 2012, an employee was working at a recycling facility. He was using an alligator shear to cut an aluminum oxygen cylinder in half. The oxygen cylinder struck the employee. The employee sustained a fractured arm and internal injuries.
Keywords: oxygen, torch, arm, cutting and burning, flammable vapors, fracture, cylinder, compressed gas, torso, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 587901.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras

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