Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200550630 - Employee Dies Of Embolism After Hydroblasting Injury
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Employee #1, a hydroblaster, was moving the blaster's wand to another location, but failed to disengage the pressure to the unit. He suffered an injury to his left arm that required surgery to repair a damaged artery and some nerves. Five days after the operation, Employee #1 was at home recuperating when he died of a thromboembolic episode. The coroner stated that his right femoral venous system appeared to be the source of the pulmonary thromboembolus.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Refinery||Maintenance or repair||Under $50,000||2||20||X|
|1||301994562||Fatality||Cut/Laceration||Occupation not reported||FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work