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Accident: 108704.015 - Employee Injures Head When Struck By Pressurized Concrete Pu

Accident: 108704.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336049.01507/30/2018Florida Concrete Unlimited, Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on July 30, 2018, an employee was working to clear concrete from a concrete hose by blowing it back using pneumatic pressure from an air compressor. The employee failed to properly tighten the metal blow-back clamp. When the pneumatic pressure was applied to the hose, the clamp broke free and the hose whipped around and struck the employee's head, which was not protected. The employee received an unspecified head injury and was hospitalized.
Keywords: ppe, cleaning, compressor, hard hat, hose, head, concrete pump, compressed air, pneumatic, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1336049.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Concussion

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