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Accident: 125898460 - Employee'S Ankle Fractured By Flying Pipe Coating Nozzle

Accident: 125898460 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/21/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12589846012/14/19983272Ameron International Water Transmission Group
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on August 21, 1998 , Employee #1, a laborer for Ameron Concrete and Steel Pipe Group, was removing a 530 lb nozzle from a pipe coating machine. The nozzle was forcefully ejected from its mounting, striking and fracturing his right ankle. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to Kaiser Hospital, where he was treated for eight days.
Keywords: ejected, fracture, unsecured, work rules, coating operation, high pressure, struck by, flying object, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125898460 Hospitalized injury Fracture Not specified mechanics and repairers

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