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Accident: 170626642 - Employee Sustained Broken Ankle When Dump Truck Rolled Over

Accident: 170626642 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/28/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12578077502/13/20011611A 1 River City Asphalt

At about 10:30 a.m. on August 28, 2000, Employee #1, an asphalt raker, was struck by a dump truck while working for A1 River City Asphalt. The accident happened while the crew was paving a parking lot. Employee #1 was smoothing out a lap joint near the back of the paving machine. A coworker was backing a dump truck alongside the paving machine. Employee #1 backed out from behind the paving machine and the rear wheels of the dump truck rolled over his lower leg. Employee #1 was taken to the Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, CA and treated for a broken ankle. The back-up alarm on the truck was working, and the driver was following directions of the crew member directing him as he backed up.

Keywords: wheel, fracture, roller--const equip, roll-over, dump truck, struck by, ankle, asphalt, backing up, leg
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125780775 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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