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Accident: 99025.015 - Worker Is Struck By Ruptured Hose, Incurs Head And Torso Inj

Accident: 99025.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 07/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263984.01509/05/2017Pro Wall Lathe Plaster, Inc
At 7:30 a.m. on July 25, 2017, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a plasteri ng company, were performing plastering operations at a residential construction site. The workers were using a Predator plastering pump connected to 150 feet o f rubber hose. Employee #1 was standing with the hose between his feet and atte mpting to minimize hose wear and tear due to the hose rubbing against the granul ar rock surface. The hose ruptured, possibly due to a plaster blockage, and the hose projected upward and struck Employee #1 in the groin area. The impact cau sed Employee #1 to go airborne and then fall a few feet away and land on gravel surface. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for injuries to his head and groin area.
Keywords: head, hose, laceration, masonry wall, material handling, pelvis, pressure release, pump, residential construction, rupture, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1263984.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry

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