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Accident: 97001.015 - Employee Is Injured When Machine Is Not Locked Out And Is Re

Accident: 97001.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 06/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1245784.01507/06/2017Fincantieri Marine Group Llc
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on June 30, 2017, an employee was beginning to repai r a leaking pneumatic fitting of an abrasive blasting machine. He shut off blast ing machine and disconnected the media hose before walking to another building t o get a wrench to remove the worn fitting. While the employee was away from the machine, a coworker turned the machine back on and walked back to his work area . When the employee returned and was lying in front of the fitting, the coworke r triggered the valve to open. The employee was injured when the machine was not locked out and it re-energized. The employee was hospitalized and treated for h is injuries.
Keywords: abrasive blasting, air pressure, flowing material, lockout/tagout, shipyard, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1245784.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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