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Accident: 200082030 - Employee Is Injured While Operating Cement Mixer

Accident: 200082030 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30641779108/05/20041799Pools By Murphy & Sons, Inc.
On August 5, 2004, Employee #1 was operating a vehicular cement mixer during the construction of a swimming pool. As he bent down to retrieve a hand-tool, the weld securing the lift cylinder to the mixing auger chute failed and Employee #1 was struck in the head. He was not wearing any form of head protection. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for head and neck injuries.
Keywords: fracture, head, hard hat, concrete truck, concrete mixer, construction, pool, neck, concrete, motor vehicle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306417791 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Swimming pool construction
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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