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Accident: 115845.015 - Employee Fractures Eye Socket When Hydraulic Wrench Fails

Accident: 115845.015 -- Report ID: 0950671 -- Event Date: 10/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358490.01511/06/2018Integra Services Technologies, Inc.

At 6:30 p.m. on October 23, 2018, an employee was de-torqing a man-way cover on a steam drum using a hydraulic wrench. The employee was struck in the face by th e wrench when the square drive failed causing the wrench to come off the socket. The employee sustained a fracture to his eye socket and was hospitalized.

Keywords: contusion, eye, face, flying object, fracture, hand tool, hydraulic tool, laceration, maintenance, malfunction, manhole, manhole cover, mech malfunction, ppe, projectile, repair, struck against, struck by, wrench

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1358490.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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