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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 provided support activities for oil and gas operations. He was writing down company numbers 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 employee between the valve and the forklift. The employee sustained seven broken ribs, three fractured vertebrae, a lacerated spleen, a lacerated liver, and a closed pneumothorax. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: pinned, spleen, vertebra, falling object, industrial truck, liver, lung, laceration, fracture, chest, valve, struck by, rib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1359631.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Puncture

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