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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 691816 - Employee'S Wrist Tendons Severed When Grinder Kicks Back

Accident: 691816 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 11/13/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10558989911/17/19871771Applied Concrete Repair & Restoration
Employee #1 was smoothing epoxy port injectors with a grinder when the right angle head grinder struck an object and kicked back, dropping onto his left wrist and severing arteries, tendons, and nerves.
Keywords: grinder, kick back, severed, tendon, construction, artery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105589899 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Brickmasons and stonemasons apprentices

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