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Accident: 201509056 - Employee'S Eye Is Burned By Wet Concrete

Accident: 201509056 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 09/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31235381609/30/20081771Cemex Construction Material, Llc.
At 12:14 p.m., on September 16, 2008, Employee #1, a truck driver, was standing by the side of a pump truck that was pumping concrete. Wet concrete burst from a reducer elbow discharge line of the pump truck and struck Employee #1 on his face, blowing off his safety glasses. He sustained a chemical burn of his right eye. He was hospitalized for treatment and was discharged at 12:00 p.m. on September 19, 2008.
Keywords: eye, concrete truck, construction, chemical burn, accidental discharge, concrete, mech malfunction, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 9 81
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312353816 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Truck drivers, heavy

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