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Accident: 106175.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Broken When Struck By Clump Of Dirt

Accident: 106175.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1320280.01505/30/2018Boomerang Corp.

At 10:30 a.m. on May 17, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an excavation company, w as working at an excavation for a new pipeline. He was checking grid and settin g pipe inside the excavation when a clump of soil rolled from the spoil pile and struck his leg. Employee #1 required hospitalization and treatment for a fract ured leg.

Keywords: construction, excavation, excavator, falling object, fracture, leg, pipe, pipeline, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1320280.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Pipelayer FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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