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Accident: 200020618 - Employee Injured When Legs Struck By Falling Pipe

Accident: 200020618 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 12/19/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30002841201/12/19982952Gardener Asphalt Corp.
Employee #1 was removing 3 in. pipe from a plant to an outside tank elevated 8 ft above the ground. He had used a torch to cut both ends of the pipe when a weld on an overhead support broke. The pipe fell and struck Employee #1's left knee and right ankle. He suffered contusions and a sprain, for which he was treated and released.
Keywords: knee, unsecured, broken weld, struck by, falling object, sprain, ankle, contusion, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300028412 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Laborers, except construction

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