Alert 07 – 12 Misuse of High Pressure Cleaner

Alert 07 – 12 Misuse of High Pressure Cleaner


The Assistant Driller requested that the injured person (IP) assist the Night Mechanic in attempting to clear the suction line for the pump that was used to empty the cellar. The IP held the hose while the Night Mechanic would use the HP wash down gun inside the hose. When the Night Mechanic activated the gun, the took him by surprise. The HP wash down gun kicked up and the HP nozzle swiped the IP across his face from his chin to his right ear.

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