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Accident: 170621098 - Employee Injured When Hard Hat Strikes Insulation Blanket

Accident: 170621098 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/16/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12586441308/13/19962911Tosco Refining Company
Employee #1, a refinery operator at the Tosco Refining Company, was riding a bicycle during a routine inspection of the #3 crude area, a refinery processing unit. He was passing under the pipeway near the #1 prep area when his hard hat struck against a loose insulation blanket. Employee #1 suffered a neck fracture and was taken to Mt. Diablo Hospital in Concord, CA.
Keywords: fracture, hard hat, unsecured, work rules, struck against, neck, refinery, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125864413 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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