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Accident: 94854.015 - Employee Is Using High Pressure Water Equipment And Cuts Int

Accident: 94854.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1226024.01504/18/2017Ensign United States Drilling, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1226963.01504/18/2017Crestone Peak Resources
At 2:30 p.m. on April 14, 2017, an employee was using a commercial-rated power washer to clean equipment that was used in oil/gas drilling. The employee's gloved right hand was in the way of the front discharge end over the nozzle before depressing the release trigger on the washer end and the high pressure water cut through his glove, leaving glove debris inside his finger. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: finger, high pressure, oil well servicing, oil well drilling/servicing, glove
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1226024.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Drillers, oil well
2 1226963.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Drillers, oil well

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