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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 ne arby cooling unit failed, and the pipe flew out and struck the six employees. E mployee #1 was most seriously injured; his right lower leg was amputated. Emerg ency services were called, and the six employees were transported to the hospita l. Employee #1 required hospitalization and treatment for the leg amputation. His coworkers were treated and released.
Keywords: amputation, construction, cooling tower, falling object, flying object, leg, natural gas, pipe, repair, struck by
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 Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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