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Accident: 136988.015 - Employee Is Pulled Into Drain, Is Ejected And Killed

Accident: 136988.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 04/30/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1540325.01506/30/2021R L H Construction, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on April 30, 2021, an employee worked on a drainpipe to inspect for a clog and clear debris. At some point, the clog cleared and caused a whirlpool that pulled the employee into the drain and then eject the employee one hundred and twenty feet down the pipe and away from the drain. The employee was killed after being cut in half while in the drain/pipe.
Keywords: caught in, clogged, cut, drain pipe, ejected, inspecting, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1540325.015 38 M Fatality

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