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Accident: 118114.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Equipment And Later Dies

Accident: 118114.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 07/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1416695.01507/17/2019Pratt Paper (La), Llc
At 3:50 p.m. on July 16, 2019, an employee pressed a switch on a solenoid to rel ease compressed air into an exhaust pipe. The air damaged the exhaust pipe and it fell, striking the employee in the head and left arm. The employee was hospi talized and dies 10 days letter as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: compressed air, explosion, falling object, head, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1416695.015 43 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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