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Accident: 957555 - Employee Blinded In Left Eye When Battery Explodes

Accident: 957555 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/27/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11204548905/27/19927538City Of Anaheim
Employee #1 was removing a battery from a vehicle when the battery exploded, causing blindness in his left eye. The employee's prognosis is unknown. He was not wearing eye or face protection.
Keywords: battery, eye, caustic, ppe, work rules, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112045489 Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Occupation not reported

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