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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201162393 Event: 05/24/2001Employee Injured When Arm Gets Caught In Concrete Mixer
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on May 24, 2001, an employee unloaded concrete from a concrete truck onto a driveway. Afterwards, the employee climbed up the ladder on the side of the truck to wash out the mixer, and his glasses fell into the mixer. He reached for his glasses to try to catch them. The employee caught his left arm in the truck's hopper. After his arm was freed he was transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He had surgery to his left arm to repair a damaged artery. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: concrete truck, caught by, concrete mixer, lockout, arm, artery
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126114644 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Cementing and gluing machine operators

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