Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201044849 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Hydraulic Fluid

Accident: 201044849 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 08/01/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31600421708/01/20127353Roc Equipment, Llc.

On August 1, 2012, Employee #1, owner of Roc Equipment LLC, was trying to work on the hydraulic cylinder for an R-622 HD Soil Mech drilling rig. The housing for the hydraulic cylinder cracked due to extreme pressure. The fluid spewing from the opening cut Employee #1 and caused severe thoracic injuries. Employee #1 died.

Keywords: drilling machine, hydraulic fluid, torso, hydraulic cylinder, laceration, high pressure

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316004217 Fatality Cut/Laceration Drilling and boring machine operators

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.