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Accident: 201106838 - Employee Is Injured While Installing Irrigation System

Accident: 201106838 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/10/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082037011/09/20059641A Bar Ag Enterprises

On August 10, 2005, Employee #1, an irrigator, was moving and connecting 10-inch sprinkler pipes in a cotton field. Upon completion of the installation, water pressure was restored to the system for testing. A clamp failed, causing a 15-foot section of the pipe to detach itself and strike Employee #1 in the left leg. He was hospitalized and treated for a fractured left leg.

Keywords: fracture, agriculture, equipment failure, irrigation pipe, pipe, struck by, irrigation equipment, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300820370 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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