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Accident: 202653598 - Farm Worker Fractures Leg While Installing Irrigation Pipe

Accident: 202653598 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/01/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31661095509/06/20120761Jesus L.Quintero Inc.
On September 1, 2012, Employee #1, a 36-year-old male with Jesus L. Quintero Inc. , was installing six-inch diameter aluminum pipe to a ranch irrigation system. Employee #1 was connecting the pipe to a valve when it dropped and hit a pressurized plastic manifold below. The manifold assembly broke and hit his right leg which resulted in a fractured leg. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital by the farm supervisor.
Keywords: fracture, agriculture, irrigation pipe, pipe, irrigation equipment, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316610955 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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