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Accident: 300862562 - Hose Exploded Hitting Employee In The Chest

Accident: 300862562 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 06/26/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30086256206/23/20031771D & D Laser Screed Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on June 26, 2002, Employee #1 was struck in the chest by a solid piece of concrete when he was pouring concrete during construction of a second-floor deck area of a two-story building. Employee #1 was leaning over the hose and adjusting a concrete "Dobie" and a length rebar of a Schwing, 28-meter hydraulic pump, Model Number 8PL900 HDR/20, Serial Number 170210780, when the connections of 8 to 10 sections of 4 in. by 13 ft fiber-reinforced rubber concrete pump hose, Part Number: H40FB, burst. The hose sections were rated at 20,000 lbs. burst pressure. Employee #1 was hospitalized for several injuries.
Keywords: chest, rebar, hose, explosion, concrete, hydraulic pump
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300862562 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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