Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170895494 - Employee'S Toes Amputated When Foot Struck By Backing Truck

Accident: 170895494 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 01/20/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12612930302/08/20003531Standard Concrete Products,Inc.

At approximately 10:45 a.m. on January 20, 2000, Employee #1, a temporary employee of Labor Ready, was working at a facility managed by Standard Concrete Products. He was standing behind mixer truck #574, hosing down the drum, when the truck suddenly began to move backward. His left foot became pinned between two cement blocks and he was struck, resulting in amputation of his toes. The engine was running unattended when the truck began to move, and the wheels were not chocked. There were no witnesses to the accident.

Keywords: chock, vehicle in gear, brake, concrete truck, blocks, work rules, cleaning, unmanned, backing up, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126129303 Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.