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Accident: 92066.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Struck By Blast From Pressure Washer And I

Accident: 92066.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 01/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1202085.01501/09/2017Performance Blasting & Coatings, L.P.
At approximately 12:00 p.m. on January 1, 2017, Employee #1 was using a pressure washer to blast support angles inside a cargo tank for repainting. He had tappe d the dead man switch in the on position of the pressure washer. As he worked, E mployee #1 took a step backwards and tripped. He lost his footing and balance an d fell. The blast from the pressure washer struck his right leg, causing a deep laceration. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received t reatment and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: blasting, laceration, leg, portable power tool, shipyard, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1202085.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance

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