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Accident: 106990.015 - Employee Is Struck By Concrete Mixer'S Bridge And Severely L

Accident: 106990.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 03/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303753.01503/22/2018Capital Concrete Co.
At 8:15 a.m. on March 22, 2018, an employee was using an air chisel to break concrete away from the stuck latch that would not move to lower the bridge on a Mack CV713 concrete mixer truck. The employee's head was trapped between the rear concrete chute and the inside of the bridge frame when a latch broke free and the bridge swung down. The employee suffered severe lacerations to both ears when they were partially torn away and needed surgery. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, concrete mixer, concrete truck, head, laceration, ear, stuck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1303753.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Other

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