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Accident: 202317590 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Anchor

Accident: 202317590 -- Report ID: 0950653 -- Event Date: 11/28/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30358806511/30/20051622Shea Kenny Jv
At approximately 8:40 p.m. on November 28, 2005, Employee #1 was working on slurry pipes, adding a section of pipe after the telescoping pipe had been completed. He was fitting pipe into position and was standing between the trailing gear and the segments, when the pulley sheave anchor failed, striking his leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized and surgery was performed on his right leg. This accident was caused because the mounting of the pulley sheave was made without the calculation of the load or tension the bolt might encounter for this application.
Keywords: anchor, work rules, pipeline, pipe, struck by, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other $500,000 to $1,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303588065 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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