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Accident: 94144.015 - Employee Is Struck With Broken Chain And Suffers Multiple In

Accident: 94144.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 03/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1219593.01503/23/2017Lee Brass Foundry, Llc
At 11:50 a.m. on March 17, 2017, an employee was removing residual brass from a steel inductor plate. The employee reached for a chain that was hooked to a ski d steer and the hook broke, throwing the chain back at the employee and struck h is face. The employee suffered a lacerated left eye lid, broke four teeth, and needed stiches to his lip. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: broken chain, chain, eye, laceration, mouth
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1219593.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Furnace, kiln and oven operators

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