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Accident: 200263192 - Employee Is Struck By Cement Mixer Lid , Later Dies

Accident: 200263192 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 03/30/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31083164905/09/20071742John Carr, Inc.
On March 30, 2007, an employee was dumping dirty water from a cement mixer when the lid on the mixer fell and struck the top of the employee's head. The employee was not wearing any head protection. He continued working that day up to another three weeks. On the last day of that third week, the employee passed out and had to be transported to a nearby hospital. The employee died on April 15, two days after being admitted. The employee died due to brain aneurysm rupture.
Keywords: head, concrete truck, struck by, falling object, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310831649 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Plastering
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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