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Accident: 113560.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Head Injuries And Fractures When

Accident: 113560.015 -- Report ID: 0551701 -- Event Date: 02/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377936.01502/08/2019City Of Joliet - Water And Sewer Dept.

At 2:30 p.m. on February 6, 2019, an employee was power washing some mud from th e grates in the floor drains in the maintenance garage when the water nozzle bro ke and struck him in his head. The employee sustained a head injury, a concussi on, fractured an eye socket and nose, and broke several teeth. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: cleaning, concussion, fracture, head, hose, nose, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1377936.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Operating engineers

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