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Accident: 202523791 - Employee Trips And Falls Over Hose, Tears Leg Ligaments

Accident: 202523791 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669871105/15/20133272Ameron International Corporation
On April18, 2013, Employee #1, with Ameron International Corporation, was pulling a pressurized water hose when it got a kink in it. As Employee #1 yanked to free the hose of the kink, the built up pressure caused a surge of water in the hose. This caused the hose to whip around. Employee #1 lost his balance, when the hose whipped, and he fell, landing on top of his leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized, with torn ligaments in his left leg.
Keywords: ligament, pressure piping, tripped, water hose, fall, lost balance, concrete, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316698711 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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