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Inspection: 1308314.015 - 317719883 - Swaggart Bros Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Bend

Nr: 1308314.015Report ID: 1054115Open Date: 03/06/2018

317719883 - Swaggart Bros Inc
Cottonwood Bend Road/Amazon Site
Hermiston, OR 97838
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1522/General Contractors-Residential Buildings, Other Than Single-Family
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: Po Box 49, Hermiston, OR 97838

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/30/2018
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104990.015Event: 03/06/2018Employee Is Struck In Chest By Pressure Release And Is Kille
At 11:38 a.m. on March 6, 2018, an employee was using an electric impact gun to tighten the bolts connecting a 12 Inch diameter pipe flange and the end cap in place. As the employee stood over the vertical pipe tightening the bolts, a connection below ground failed. This failure sent the pressurized pipe upwards and caused the impact gun to strike the employee in his chest. The employee was killed.
Keywords: pressure release, pressure piping
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1308314.015 Fatality Other Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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