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Accident: 201407756 - Employee Is Struck By Pipe Cap And Is Killed

Accident: 201407756 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 12/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30778859612/13/20061711Pleune Service Co
Employee #1 was removing a pipe cap from an 8-in. line that was pressurized with 80-pounds of air. Employee #1 was struck by the metal pipe cap blown off the end of the pipe. Employee #1 sustained fractures and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, pipe plug, pressure piping, pipe, struck by, pressure release
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307788596 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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