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Accident: 201496411 - Employee Injures Knee While Installing Irrigation Pipe

Accident: 201496411 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/09/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31507457504/25/20127363Bbsi
At 10:00 a.m. on March 9, 2012, Employee #1 was in the course of his normal work duties as an irrigation system installation foreman. The employee helped another employee connect piping. When he knelt down Employee #1's knee was punctured by an unknown object in the dirt. Employee #1 started having problems nine days later when his knee started turning red and swollen. The employee reported the injury to his employer on March 19, 2012, when the infection got worse Employee #1 was admitted to Saint Agnes Medical Center for treatment.
Keywords: knee, installing, irrigation pipe, infection, pipeline, pipe, irrigation equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315074575 Hospitalized injury Puncture Supervisors, related agricultural occupations

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