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Accident: 102307.015 - Employee Doing Water Blasting Shoots Foot And Fractures Toe

Accident: 102307.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 01/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1288382.01501/18/2018Km Industrial Inc.
At 3:15 p.m. on January 8, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an industrial cleaning company, was working at a multiemployer project. He was operating a 20K pump h ydro blasting gun to break up material that had accumulated in a 6,000-gallon ch emical reactor. Employee #1 lost his balance while standing on top of the loose material and shot his left foot with approximately 18,000 pounds per square inc h (psi) water pressure. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tra nsported to the hospital, where he was treated for a fractured fifth toe and a l acerated tendon. He was released the same day.
Keywords: blasting, construction, foot, fracture, lost balance, ppe, pressure release, pump, toe, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1288382.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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