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Inspection: 113790307 - L. V. Allen & Son Excavation

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 113790307Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 08/09/2006

L. V. Allen & Son Excavation
295 Harry Howes Road
Sanford, ME 04073
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 379 Harry Howes Road, Sanford, ME 04073

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/02/2006
Emphasis: S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:10/02/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102237450    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202220554Event: 08/09/2006Employee Is Injured While Pressure Washing Equipment
On August 9, 2006, Employee #1 was pressure cleaning equipment with a 300 pound tank with 10 psi. The end of the tank blew off, propelling its top 147 feet. Also the metal bands holding the tank broke loose and struck Employee #1. Employee #1 suffered multiple bruises and abrasions.
Keywords: head, pressure vessel, explosion, abrasion, struck by, pressure release, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 113790307 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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