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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200601839 - Employee Struck And Killed By Valve Projectile

Accident: 200601839 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 06/15/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30438519806/18/20011389Chance Tool Co., Inc.
On June 15, 2001, Employee #1 was testing a foam fluid by pumping down a pipe. As he opened a 2-in. valve, the pressure from the fluid forced the valve back at him striking him in the abdominal area. The impact of the projectile upon his abdominal cavity caused traumatic injuries that were fatal.
Keywords: abdomen, pressure piping, high pressure, pipeline, valve, struck by, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304385198 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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