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Accident: 71122.015 - Employee Was Hospitalized After Being Struck-By High Pressur

Accident: 71122.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 02/05/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1029849.01502/06/2015Trio Equipment Rentals & Services, Llc
At 5:15 p.m. on February 5, 2015, an employee was watching water pressure testin g (water pressure was at 9500 psi) when the bolts broke on the flange between tw o pipes it was holding together that were being tested. The employee was then st ruck-by debris from a high pressure explosion resulting in hospitalization for h is injuries.
Keywords: bolt, pressure release, struck by, test equipment, water pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1029849.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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