Accident Report Detail
Accident: 96131.015 - Worker Struck By Power Trowel, Shoulder Injured
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1237927.015||06/07/2017||Concrete 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.