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Accident: 75685.015 - Employee Is Struck By Metal Object, Suffers Brain Injury And

Accident: 75685.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 04/02/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1051377.01504/03/2015Sci Welding & Oilfield Services, Inc.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on April 2, 2015, Employee #1 was opening the blow-down valve to a 8-in. launching unit. As he worked, either the blow-down discharge assembly struck him in the head or the force of the gas being discharged caused him to fall backwards, striking his head on the ground. Employee #1 suffered a head injury from the incident that resulted in brain swelling. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he died.
Keywords: struck by, fall, natural gas, head
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1051377.015 37 M Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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