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Accident: 112748.015 - Employee Knocked Over Top Guardrail By Pressurized Air, Fall

Accident: 112748.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 01/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372354.01501/11/2019Dunn Construction Company, Inc.
At 2:55 p.m. on January 8, 2019, an employee was releasing pressure from a press urized trailer tank top. At some point, after the first and second latches were released, the third latch was inadvertently released and the pressure in the tan k knocked the employee over the top guardrail. The employee fell and received a fractured wrist and back and spleen injuries. The employee was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: back, fall, fracture, guardrail, high pressure, spleen, tank, trailer, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1372354.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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