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Accident: 201982790 - Employee Struck And Killed By Projectile

Accident: 201982790 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 10/26/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30494464810/26/20011623T.D. Williamson, Inc.
Employee #1 was working in an excavation while hydro testing a 24-in. gas pipe line. It is believed that Employee #1 slipped on the gas pipe line, hit the valve that releases the air pressure mixed with water causing the bull plug to dislodge and strike Employee #1 in the forehead. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: excavation, head, gas, pressure piping, pipeline, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304944648 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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