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Accident: 100396.015 - Employee'S Left Arm Is Pulled Into Concrete Mixer And Is Fra

Accident: 100396.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 10/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1273957.01511/02/2017Bush Concrete Products Inc
At 4:00 p.m. on October 25, 2017, an employee was working for a manufacturer of concrete products. He was spraying down a concrete mixer with a hose and chippin g dried concrete with a handheld pneumatic chipper gun. To facilitate cleaning, he jogged the equipment. As he did this, the chipper gun and hose dropped from a ledge where they were resting. The employee instinctively reached to catch them before they fell into the mixer. The hose and the employee's arm became entangl ed in the mixer's turning paddle blades. He sustained a severe fracture of his l eft arm and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, blade, caught in, cleaning, concrete mixer, falling object, fracture, lockout/tagout, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1273957.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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