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Accident: 105488.015 - Employee Injures Abdomen In Water Strainer Canister Explosio

Accident: 105488.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 04/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1311728.01504/12/2018Gross Mechanical Laboratories, Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on April 12, 2018, an employee was leak checking a Groco water str ainer, Model Number ARG-750. He pressurized the water strainer using a 125 Psi air hose, causing the water strainer canister to explode. He was struck by flyi ng debris in his abdomen and was hospitalized for treatment of unspecified inju ries to his abdomen.
Keywords: abdomen, air hose, explosion, flying object, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1311728.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Assemblers

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