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Accident: 105248.015 - Employee Is Struck In The Head By Fire Hose Coupling And Suf

Accident: 105248.015 -- Report ID: 0253420 -- Event Date: 01/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298965.01502/27/2018City Of Camden Fire Department Admnistration Building
At 7:00 a.m. on January 31, 2018, an employee was disconnecting a four inch wate r supply hose from the rear of Fire Engine Numberc1 before connecting it to Fire Engine Number 9. A coworker turned on the water supply before it was connected and the employee was struck in the back of the head by the hose's coupling, suf fering a traumatic brain injury and concussion. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: concussion, fire fighter, fire truck, flying object, head, hose, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1298965.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Fire Fighter

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