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Accident: 96086.015 - Employee Blast Cleaning A Pipe Blasts Arm

Accident: 96086.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 05/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1237524.01505/25/2017First Call Field Services Corp
At 1:00 p.m. on May 15, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an oilfield services comp any, was working at a job site. He was operating a pressure blaster to blast th e outside surface of a 16-inch pipe. A shovel was on the other side of the pipe . Employee #1, while operating the pressure blaster, reached across the pipe to move the shovel. His arm came within the field of the blast. Emergency servic es were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitte d and treated for a skin abrasion injury to his arm.
Keywords: abrasion, air pressure, arm, blasting, cleaning, construction, pipe, shovel, skin, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237524.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance

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