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Accident: 96118.015 - Employee Doing Dust Control Is Found Unconscious

Accident: 96118.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1228015.01504/26/2017Burtech Pipeline Inc
At 11:45 p.m. on April 17, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a pipeline company, wa s engaged in dust control at the site of a water pipeline installation along a r oad. A passerby found Employee #1 unconscious and called for emergency services . Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a shoulder contusion with some nerve injury. During the subsequent investigati on, Employee #1 reported that he had no memory of the event that caused him to l ose consciousness, and there were no eyewitnesses. He did report that he had be en attempting to connect the water tank trailer to his work truck. He appears t o have sustained a struck by injury.
Keywords: connecting, construction, dust, pipeline, shoulder, struck by, tank truck, unconsciousness, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1228015.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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