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Accident: 201857067 - Plumber Is Killed When Struck By Test Equipment

Accident: 201857067 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 10/21/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31526298010/21/20111521Lawrence Construction And Leasing, Inc.
On October 21, 2011, Employee #1, a plumber, was using equipment to test the joint between two sections of 60 in. pipe. The tester pivoted around inside the pipe, striking one worker and knocking him to the ground. It then continued around, striking Employee #1's head, and killing him.
Keywords: fracture, head, confined space, test equipment, pipe, plumbing, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315262980 Fatality Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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