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Inspection: 2589620 - City Of Middletown Water & Sewer Department

Inspection Information - Office: Connecticut Central

Nr: 2589620Report ID: 0150900Open Date: 03/31/1986

City Of Middletown Water & Sewer Department
Poplar Rd.
Middletown, CT 06457
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4941/Water Supply
Mailing: Dekoven Dr., Middletown, CT 06457

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/01/1986
Close Case:04/28/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360608491    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14217517Event: 03/31/1986Struck In Face By Crow Bar
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS MONITORING A 16 INCH WATER LINE DURING AN 80 PSI WATER TEST. BRACKETS HOLDING THE PUMP STATION TO A BASE SLAB BROKE UNDER LOAD, ALLOWING THE PUMPING STATION TO BE LIFTED UP. WHEN THE PUMP STATION MOVED, A CROW BAR RESTING AGAINST IT WAS DISLODGED. THE CROW BAR FELL AGAINST EMPLOYEE #1, STRIKING HIM IN THE FACE. HE SUFFERED A FRACTURED NOSE, MINOR FACIAL LACERATIONS AND FACIAL CONTUSIONS.
Keywords: fracture, nose, laceration, struck by, face, contusion, pry bar, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2589620 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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