Industrial concrete gunning equipment is a type of machinery used to mix concrete. The equipment consists of a rotating drum that is filled with a powder/water mixture and then spun around. This causes the powder and water to be mixed together and then forced through a nozzle at high speed. The rotating drum and nozzle create a powerful force that mixes the concrete together.
The most common types of industrial concrete gunning equipment accidents are described below.
1. Arm Fall Accident: This type of accident occurs when the operator falls from a height and sustains injuries to the arm or hand.
2. Gunner’s Syndrome: Gunner’s syndrome is a condition caused by repeated exposure to intense heat, noise, and vibration. It is characterized by muscle weakness, fatigue, and pain in the arms and hands.
3. Cement Splatter Accident: This type of accident happens when the cement mixer falls off the truck and spews cement all over the operator. The cement can contain fine glass particles that can cause serious injuries if ingested.
4. Trip Hazard: This type of accident happens when an obstacle, such as a fallen tree or cable, blocks the path of the concrete truck. If the driver fails to notice the obstruction and goes around it, he or she may fall off the side of the truck and be injured.
If you have been injured by concrete gunning equipment, you should contact an attorney. The concrete gunning equipment can cause serious injuries and it is important to have legal representation to protect your rights. An attorney can help you file a legal claim and negotiate a settlement with the company that manufactured the equipment. If negotiations fail, an attorney can take your case to court.