Inspection: 313388464 - American Ready Mix, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office
American Ready Mix, Inc.
1141 W. Graaf Ave.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
P. O. Box 1778, Lake Isabella, CA 93240
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 327320/Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 04/09/2013
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At approximately 12:00 p.m. on February 13, 2013, an employee was working for a commercial and retail ready mix concrete company. Employee #1 was a fulltime permanent employee of the employer. He was standing on the raised axle of a concrete mixing truck jeep. Employee #1 was cleaning out the fill hopper on the concrete truck. The concrete mixer drum was manufactured by McNeilus, with Serial Number 64817-20112. It was mounted on a Kenworth three-axle truck with a hydraulic jeep. The truck had License Number 7C09548 and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 1NKWL0EX73R893919. Employee #1 was not tied off while standing at an elevated location that was approximately 11 feet (3.4 meters) high. Employee #1 fell approximately 11 feet (3.4 meters) from the axle of a raised jeep on an 11-cubic yard (8.4-cubic meter) concrete mixer truck. Employee #1 fractured two vertebrae and a heel. The employer reported the incident to the Division at 12:46 p.m. that same day.
Keywords:fracture, cleaning, concrete mixer, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, lost balance, vertebra, foot
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