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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. Th e oxygen cylinder struck the employee. The employee sustained a fractured arm an d internal injuries.
Keywords: arm, compressed gas, cutting and burning, cylinder, flammable vapors, fracture, oxygen, struck by, torch, torso
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 587901.015 44 M Hospitalized injury

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