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Accident: 94705.015 - Employee Is Struck And Impaled In Chest By Flying Wood Piece

Accident: 94705.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 04/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1224904.01504/13/2017Obriot Builders Inc.
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on April 6, 2017, Employee #1 was feeding wood into a gang saw. The saw kick backed and a piece of wood came back out. The piece of wood struck and impaled Employee #1 in his chest area. Employee #1 was transport ed to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: accidental discharge, chest, impaled, kick back, saw, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224904.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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