Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170835326 - Employee Is Injured By Flying Tank Lid
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|125537886||10/11/2006||2084||Barrel Stop Winery Llc|
On September 26, 2006, Employee #1, with Barrel Stop Winery, LLC, was opening a wine tank that had been fermenting. He had been instructed to stir the wine in the tank. When Employee #1 opened the tank before relieving pressure by opening the vent valve, the lid flew off and struck his face. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a fractured jaw. Coworkers were outside of the winery at the time of the incident. The equipment involved was a 550 gallon stainless steel transportable storage system manufactured by Custom Metalcraft, Inc.
|1||125537886||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec|