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Accident: 110896.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuires When Caught Between Valve

Accident: 110896.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 11/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359631.01511/07/2018Payzone Completion Services, Llc
At 8:30 a.m. on November 5, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provid ed support activities for oil and gas operations. He was writing down company nu mbers from equipment. He was next to a forklift and below a suspended valve. The valve weighed 2,040 kilograms (4,500 pounds). The valve fell and pinned the emp loyee between the valve and the forklift. The employee sustained seven broken ri bs, three fractured vertebrae, a lacerated spleen, a lacerated liver, and a clos ed pneumothorax. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: chest, falling object, fracture, industrial truck, laceration, liver, lung, pinned, rib, spleen, struck by, valve, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1359631.015 29 M Hospitalized injury

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