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Accident: 170188569 - Employee Injured When Sprayed With Wet Cement

Accident: 170188569 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 10/03/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11207213710/12/19901731Pacific Bell Inc
Employee #1, a maintenance supervisor for Pacific Bell, Inc., was walking down a pedestrian bridge. Workers for the Conco-Cement Co. were cleaning a cement truck and pump, and were reversing the flow direction of the Thompson pump when a rubber gasket blew, rupturing the connection. Employee #1 was sprayed with wet cement over at least one-third of her body. Paramedics were called, but there were no apparent injuries and Employee #1 went to see her own doctor. There was no specified violation of T8CCR, but the employees at the construction site were brought together for a cautionary conference, and all equipment at the site underwent maintenance to prevent any future accidents.
Keywords: cement powder, unsecured, mixer, construction, rupture, struck by, accidental discharge, concrete
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112072137 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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