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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 99960.015 - Employee Struck By A Pressure Released Irrigation Pipe And I

Accident: 99960.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 07/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254122.01508/11/2017Andrade Ranches, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on July 22, 2017, an employee was working at a vegetable or melon farm. The employee was working with aluminum farm irrigation pipe. Along with his supervisor and a coworker, he was moving an irrigation pipe. The contents of the pipe were under pressure. The employee was removing the end plug on the irrigation pipe when the plug blew off. The end plug struck the employee's left leg. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pipe, pipe plug, struck by, flying object, leg, irrigation equipment, agriculture, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1254122.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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