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Accident: 127965.015 - Employee Fractures Leg After Trip And Fall On Sloped Surface

Accident: 127965.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 07/16/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1484532.01507/21/2020Calmat Co.
At 11:35 a.m. on July 16, 2020, an employee had backed his concrete mixer truck under the ready mix plant so that it could be loaded with concrete. The employee exited and walked to the rear of the truck to check the alignment of the loadin g chute with the drum inlet funnel. When the employee arrived at the rear of the truck he stepped from the level walking surface onto the sloped surface under t he truck and rolled his right foot. The employee fell to the ground and was able to crawl to the front of the truck and wave to get the attention of a coworker (Batch Plant Operator). Several coworkers responded to assist the employee, who was transported by ambulance to the hospital and was admitted for treatment. The employee incurred a fractured lower right leg and required surgery.
Keywords: chute, concrete mixer, concrete truck, delivery work, fall, fall on same level, foot, fracture, leg, loading, loading ramp, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, slope, sloping, truck, truck driver, unsta
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1484532.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy

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