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Q30 - Debris in Eye


An eye doctor discovers a small speck of rusted metal imbedded in an employee’s eye during a routine exam. The doctor asks the employee how metal became imbedded in the employee’s eye. The employee tells the doctor he is only exposed to flying metal debris at work, but does not recall a particular incident. The doctor opines the metal came from the employee’s job as a welder and grinder at a machine shop and proceeds to surgically remove the imbedded metal. The employee is prescribed antibiotic drops after the metal removal and is returned to work at full duty the next day. Is it recordable?

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