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Accident: 202490694 - Employee'S Leg Is Lacerated By Rolling Pipe

Accident: 202490694 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/18/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582690910/25/20101794Advanced Boring Specialties Inc

On October 18, 2010, Employee #1 was helping to move a 24-in. diameter pipe. The pipe rolled off a wooden pallet as the excavator went to move it. Employee #1 he put his foot out to stop the pipe, and the 2,500 lb. pipe rolled onto his right leg. His lower leg was lacerated to the bone, and the muscle was degloved down to the ankle. He was hospitalized for treatment of his injuries.

Keywords: degloved, laceration, excavator, pallet, pipe, leg, unstable load
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125826909 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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