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Accident: 809830 - Employee Injured When Struck By Water Pipe Cap

Accident: 809830 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 01/28/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1856930103/29/19881623Wheeler Construction Company, Inc.
Employee #1, age 35, attempted to remove a 12 in. diameter cap from a water main pipe. He was struck by the cap and compressed air and sustained severe internal injuries and broken bones below the waist.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, compressed air, construction, pipe, struck by, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18569301 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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