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Accident: 130333.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Water Under High Pressure

Accident: 130333.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 10/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1495824.01510/04/2020Corrosion Control Specialists, Inc.
At 9:15 a.m. on October 4, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker were preparing to be gin power washing work with a Butterworth (Gardner Denver) SX600 pump and a Sutt ner ST 3600 power washing gun with an approximately 32-inch rigid lance. The co worker was performing pre-use pressure tests when he lost control of the gun. T he water, at a pressure of 5,000 psi, struck Employee #1 on the right side of hi s face and neck and severed his carotid artery. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: artery, blunt force, cleaning, construction, face, gun, high pressure, laceration, lost control, portable power tool, severed, struck by, washing machine, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1495824.015 48 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance

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