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Accident: 99898.015 - Employee Is Struck By Construction Pig And Incurs Fractures

Accident: 99898.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 10/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270724.01510/24/2017Henkels & Mc Coy, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on October 9, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was inserting a construction pig into a pipe. The pig blew out from the pipe and struck Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractured vertebrae and a fractured cheekbone.
Keywords: construction, face, flying object, fracture, material handling, pipe, struck by, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1270724.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Pipelayer

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