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Accident: 112356.015 - Employee Fractures Wrist While Sending Pig Through Pipe

Accident: 112356.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 12/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365460.01512/10/2018Precision Pipeline Llc
At 1:15 a.m. on December 10, 2018, Employee # 1, was standing next to the pipe. The pig had no frontal head pressure to slow it down because a relief valve was left open. He was struck by the steel door at the end of the pipe. He suffered broken bones in his wrist and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pipe, open valve, fracture, struck by, safety relief valve, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1365460.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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