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Accident: 122982.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Pressurized Pipe Testing P

Accident: 122982.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 02/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296270.01502/15/2018Blevins Road Boring, Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on February 14, 2018, Employee #1 was removing a pipe testing plug from a pressurized equipment line while installing underground plumbing conduit. The employee was struck by the pipe testing plug, sustained multiple fractures, and was killed.
Keywords: conduit, fracture, pipe plug, plumbing, pressure release, struck by, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Alteration or rehabilitation   0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1296270.015 36 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit

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