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Accident: 200811057 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Flying Object

Accident: 200811057 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 10/29/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30411652810/29/20012873Agrium U.S. Inc.Dba Borger Nitrogen Operation
On October 29, 2001, Employee #1, a mechanic, was working with a maintenance crew replacing an outlet valve on a high pressure pump. He pried the cover plate loose from the valve body, and the cover plate blew off its mounts by internal pressure that had not been relieved. He was struck in the leg, severing the femoral artery, and bled to death.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, mechanic, struck by, artery, flying object, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304116528 Fatality Amputation Heavy equipment mechanics

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