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Accident: 97512.015 - Worker Is Struck And Injured By Concrete Pump

Accident: 97512.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 03/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1224601.01504/12/2017Torres Iron Work, Inc.

At 1:12 p.m. on March 15, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a welding company, and Coworker #1, the site superintendent for the general contractor, were working at a multiemployer residential construction project. Employee #1 was walking acro ss the site's driveway. Coworker #1 was operating a Melroe/Ingersoll-Rand Bobca t skid steer-type haulage vehicle, with a Trojan Model P 60 concrete pump attach ed by chain to the skid steer's bucket. He was attempting to move the large con crete pump, which belonged to a concrete subcontractor, to the top of the steep driveway. At the top of the hill, the concrete pump began rolling backward, det ached from the bucket, and rolled down the hill, striking Employee #1. Emergenc y services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple serious injuries. Walking across the dr iveway at the residential construction site. Site superintendent for general c ontractor was attempting to move a large concrete pump to the top of the drivewa y using a Bobcat skid steer. At the top of the hill the concrete pump came loose and rolled down the hill striking an employee of one of the subcontractors. F ractures to both legs requiring surgery and hospitalization in excess of 24 hour s. Struck-by accident.

Keywords: chain, concrete truck, construction vehicle, powered industrial vehicle, residential construction, skidder, steep grade, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224601.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer

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