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Accident: 104299.015 - Employees Are Struck By Pipe And One Has Leg Amputated

Accident: 104299.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 03/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305363.01503/30/2018Diamond Oilfield Services, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on March 29, 2018, Employee #1 through #6, employed by a pipeline services company, were repairing a natural gas cooling unit. The piping on a nearby cooling unit failed, and the pipe flew out and struck the six employees. Employee #1 was most seriously injured; his right lower leg was amputated. Emergency services were called, and the six employees were transported to the hospital. Employee #1 required hospitalization and treatment for the leg amputation. His coworkers were treated and released.
Keywords: pipe, amputation, leg, natural gas, flying object, falling object, cooling tower, construction, struck by, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1305363.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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