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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202220554 - Employee Is Injured While Pressure Washing Equipment

Accident: 202220554 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 08/09/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11379030708/09/20061629L. V. Allen & Son Excavation
On August 9, 2006, Employee #1 was pressure cleaning equipment with a 300 pound tank with 10 psi. The end of the tank blew off, propelling its top 147 feet. Also the metal bands holding the tank broke loose and struck Employee #1. Employee #1 suffered multiple bruises and abrasions.
Keywords: head, pressure vessel, explosion, abrasion, struck by, pressure release, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 113790307 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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