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Accident: 100390046 - Employee Struck By A Hose - Larynx Crushed

Accident: 100390046 -- Report ID: 0150900 -- Event Date: 01/16/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30383783501/16/20024952City Of Norwich Public Utilities
On January 16, 2002, Employee #1, a wastewater treatment plant operator, was struck in the neck by the nozzle of a high pressure water hose, while clearing a clogged sewer line. Employee #1's larynx was crushed, and he was hospitalized to treat his neck.
Keywords: high pressure pipe, laceration, neck, struck by, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303837835 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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