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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201370632 - Pipelayer Killed When Struck By Pipe

Accident: 201370632 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 10/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30334652210/11/20011623Associated Pipeline Contractors
On October 10, 2001, Employee #1, a pipelayer, was involved with draining a 36-in.-diameter high pressure gas pipeline that had been filled with water for pressure testing. A segment of a 6-inch-diameter drain line became disconnected while still under pressure, struck Employee #1, and killed him.
Keywords: gas, pressure piping, pipeline, pipe, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303346522 Fatality Other Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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