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Accident: 96131.015 - Worker Struck By Power Trowel, Shoulder Injured

Accident: 96131.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 05/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1237927.01506/07/2017Concrete North Inc.

At 6:30 a.m. on May 22, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a concret e company, were working at a multiemployer building construction project. Emplo yee #1 was on his knees on the roof level (fourth floor) and manually hand trowe ling concrete between grid lines. Coworker #1 was operating a 9-horsepower powe r-driven Allen rotating trowel and manually guiding the trowel. The power trowe l struck a dowel protruding above the concrete slab, which caused Coworker #1 to lose his grip on the trowel handles. The trowel rotated and struck Employee #1 , who was approximately 6 feet away. Emergency services were called, and Employ ee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a deep l aceration and dislocated right shoulder.

Keywords: building, concrete, construction, dislocated, installing, laceration, material handling, roof, shoulder, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1237927.015 25 M Hospitalized injury

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