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Accident: 202458147 - Backing Truck Fractures Workers Foot

Accident: 202458147 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 02/19/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31338843102/28/20137363Slm Staffing & Associates

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on February 19, 2013, Employee #1, a 21-year-old male with Slm Staffing & Associates a temporary placement agency providing workers for a secondary employer Weststar Transportation Inc., a commercial trucking firm engaged in hauling equipment in the oilfield industry was standing on the frame of a three axle truck tractor, as a coworker was backing the truck tractor in a backward direction to connect the truck tractor to a flatbed trailer. The truck tractor was a Western Star, Unit Number 322, Serial Number: 5KKHAE045CPBF8846, License number: CA 9E70566, and the trailer was a Fruehauf, Model PR-F2-40, Serial Number: FWV404414, License Number: 1WF9750 CA. As the truck was backing, Employee #1's right foot became pinned between the fifth wheel on the truck tractor and the nose of the flatbed trailer. Employee #1 received fracture to the small toe on his right foot, lacerations and was hospitalized as a result of this event.

Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, laceration, struck by, toe, run over, backing up, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313388431 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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