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Accident: 96180.015 - Employee Struck By Pigging Operation On Vacuum Truck Is Hosp

Accident: 96180.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1230875.01505/05/2017Complete Energy Services, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1230968.01505/05/2017Desco Acquisition Llc
At 12:45 p.m. on May 1, 2017, An employee was operating a vacuum truck hose. The employee failed to close the block valve to block pressure and opened the receiver hatch under pressure. The employee was in-line with the receiver. The employee was struck by three pigs resulting in hospitalization with broken legs.
Keywords: struck by, vacuum cleaner, accidental discharge, powered industrial vehicle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1230875.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr
2 1230968.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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