Accident Report Detail
Accident: 129588.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Flying Pipe
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1493422.015||09/17/2020||Sierra Pacific Industries|
On September 17, 2020, an employee was working with two coworkers tasked to set up the electrical components on a new Quincy 300 compressor that had just been a ssembled inhouse. The employee turned on the power to the compressor and as it w as running Coworker #1 began checking the amperage. Within 60 seconds of being energized, a 2 inch section of discharge pipe from the top of the compressor cam e loose and struck the employee. The employee suffered blunt force trauma and la cerations to the neck and was killed.