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Accident: 170683858 - Employee Suffers Skull Fractures When Struck By Flange

Accident: 170683858 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 10/08/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10563558510/30/19917699Shop Services, Inc.
While Employee #1 was performing a hydrostatic test on a large butterfly-type valve, a blind flange slipped out of the assembly and struck Employee #1 at a high velocity. Consequently, he suffered skull fractures.
Keywords: fracture, head, slip, test equipment, valve, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105635585 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial machinery repairers

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