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Accident: 201764099 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Pipe

Accident: 201764099 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/01/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31627750802/03/20123547V & M Tube Alloy
On February 1, 2012, Employee #1 was repairing a limit switch on a hydro-tester that was used to test pipe for defects. The outlet conveyor that transported the pipe to the table was not locked out. When the hydro-tester operator discharged a pipe onto the conveyor, the pipe struck Employee #1's head. He died two days later. The maintenance supervisor authorized the work on the limit switch while it was energized. According to another worker, Employee #1 was under pressure from the plant manager to get the machine running.
Keywords: fracture, head, repair, lockout, test equipment, skull, conveyor, pipe, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316277508 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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