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Accident: 170869218 - Employee'S Arm Injured When Caught In Concrete Truck Hopper

Accident: 170869218 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 03/28/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12585792005/19/19991771Air Blown Concrete
At approximately 12:10 p.m. on March 28, 1998, Employee #1, of Airblown Concrete in Placerville, CA, was delivering a load of concrete to a work site. He was standing on a ladder at the back of the truck, washing down the turning hopper, when his left arm became caught in the bearing area of the drum. He sustained severe lacerations to his upper arm, and was hospitalized for seven days.
Keywords: delivery work, concrete truck, cleaning, caught by, construction, laceration, arm, hopper, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125857920 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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