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Inspection: 310184478 - Wheelabrator Lisbon Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford


Inspection Nr: 310184478
Report ID: 0112000
Date Opened: 04/26/2007

Site Address:
Wheelabrator Lisbon Inc.
425 South Burnham Highway, Lisbon, Ct
Lisbon, CT 06380

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 220, Taftville, CT 06380

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 221119/Other Electric Power Generation

Inspection Type: Unprog Rel

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/07/2007

Emphasis: L:Fall

Case Closed: 06/07/2007

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 200087922 Yes

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200083194
Event: 04/20/2007
Employee Sustains Contusions When Struck By Water Hose

On April 20, 2007, Employee #1 and a coworker were employed as company maintenance workers, assisting an outside boiler cleaning contractor by washing down the outside of a boiler. The contractor inadvertently activated the high-pressure water valve, causing the hose end to whip around and strike the two plant workers. Employee #1 sustained bruises, contusions, and abrasions to his face. He was not hospitalized. There is no mention of Employee #2 on any injury line.

Keywords:boiler, cleaning, hose, abrasion, high pressure, struck by, face, lost control, contusion, water

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310184478 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
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