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Accident: 170751978 - Employee Injured When Struck By A Falling Conduit Segment

Accident: 170751978 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/06/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11954138104/06/19942875Ferst O&M Inc
Employee #1 was in the process of setting up an electric winch when a 9-foot segment of metal conduit, approximately 1 3/8 inches in diameter, fell from a height of 20 to 25 feet. The conduit struck Employee #1, who was wearing a hard hat, in the back of the head. Employee #1 was transported to the company's medical support facility, then transported by ambulance to North Arundel Hospital. He was treated for a contusion at the back of the head and a bruised left shoulder, and was released.
Keywords: head, shoulder, conduit, struck by, falling object, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119541381 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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