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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201508710 Event: 08/11/2008Employee Falls From Cement Chute, Sustains Multiple Injuries
On August 11, 2008, Employee #1 lowered the rear booster axle of his assigned concrete mixer truck. Employee #1 climbed on the booster axle to access and clean the unloading hopper. At this stage Employee #1 was seated, straddling on the flop chute. The cover of the chute opened and threw Employee #1 onto the booster axle and then to the ground. Employee #1 sustained bruises on the chest and a collapsed lung. Employee #1 was hospitalized until August 18, 2008.
Keywords: fracture, lung, concrete truck, cleaning, fall, contusion, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310064886 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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