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I Was Injured At Work

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    The Glass Vase

    When I was working at a resort,doing dishwashing, about 5-10 years ago, the owner gave me a glass vase to wash. I was rinsing it out with hot water, and it exploded -- there was glass and blood everywhere, and they grabbed some cloths to wrap around my left hand,which had the...
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2010

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    So I Got Stitches

    Seven stitches. I've never actually gotten them before. I rarely ever get injured. This is probably the worst injury I've ever had- yet it wasn't really that bad. I believe I should actually be thankful for that. I work as an intern at the American Museum of Natural History in...
    JubeJube1231 JubeJube1231 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Ouch

    I was unloading transfer bags off a commuter flight and my left arm went stiff.I called the supervisior on the radio to tell him what happened.After I finished my assignment the supervisior sent me to the terminal clinic.At the clinic the doctor said I had a torn tendon...
    harrybgood1 harrybgood1 61-65, M Jan 23, 2013

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    vanityvanity vanityvanity 36-40, T May 19

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