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Accident: 109752.015 - Employee Falls After Being Struck By Concrete Sprayed From P

Accident: 109752.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 09/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351076.01510/03/2018Stephens & Smith Construction Co, Inc
At 1:45 p.m. on September 27, 2018, an employee and two coworkers were standing on a concrete form while pouring concrete into concrete forms with a pressurized hose. The coworker #1 was holding the nozzle of the concrete hose and the emplo yee was holding the middle of the hose while coworker #2 was using a hand tool t o push the concrete into place. At some point, the hose became clogged and when the clog cleared, the hose whipped and the employee dropped the hose. The cowork er #1 lost control of the hose and a spray of concrete hit the employee in the c hest and knocked him off the form. The employee lost his balance and fell eight feet and was hospitalized with multiple fractured ribs.
Keywords: chest, clogged, concrete, concrete form work, fall, fall protection, fracture, hose, lost balance, rib, sprayed, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   0 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1351076.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 8
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls

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