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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 f arm. 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 th e pipe were under pressure. The employee was removing the end plug on the irriga tion pipe when the plug blew off. The end plug struck the employee's left leg. T he employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: agriculture, flying object, irrigation equipment, leg, pipe, pipe plug, pressure release, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1254122.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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