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Accident: 170785869 - Employee'S Foot Punctured By High Pressure Washer

Accident: 170785869 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 02/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12587025306/04/19997363Environmental Compliance Services, Inc.
Employee #1, of Environmental Compliance Services, Inc., which provides manpower to other contractors at the Exxon/Benicia refinery, was assigned to work inside a cat cracker unit called T701. He was using a high pressure washer to clean the inside trays and was sweeping the wand from side to side when he apparently slipped and fell backward, bringing the wand over his right foot. The water penetrated his boot and skin, causing a puncture wound above the right foot.
Keywords: cleaning, slip, high pressure, water hose, fall, struck by, refinery, foot, puncture, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125870253 Hospitalized injury Puncture Industrial machinery repairers

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