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Accident: 817312 - Employee Dies After Struck In Face By Copper Tubing

Accident: 817312 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10096877508/07/19911711Tougher/Daly Joint Venture
At approximately 7:59 a.m. on August 7, 1991, Employee #1 was checking for leaks in the brazing on copper tubing when a sudden failure occurred in the connected unit. The copper tubing struck Employee #1 in the face. He was taken to Danbury Hospital, where he died late in the afternoon on August 12.
Keywords: maintenance, broken weld, construction, equipment failure, pipe, struck by, face, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100968775 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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