Powered by GoogleTranslate

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202530416 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured When Struck By Metal Grate

Accident: 202530416 -- Report ID: 0950664 -- Event Date: 03/06/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31364240703/08/20112911Conocophillips
At approximately 3:30 a.m. on March 6, 2011, Employee #1, a coker operator, was cleaning the floor underneath Coker Number 3 at an oil refinery. He and a coworker were spraying the coke debris with water hoses into a sluiceway. He slipped and lost his footing. His foot landed on the end of a rectangular grate that covered the sluice pit opening. The grate moved, then gave way. He fell halfway into the sluice pit. As he was sitting on the edge of the opening with his leg inside, the metal grate slid down and struck his right leg, breaking the fibula and tibia. He was taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital, where he underwent surgery. He was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: fracture, cleaning, slip, grating, fall, slippery surface, struck by, refinery, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313642407 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close