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Accident: 14238851 - Employee'S Foot Fractured When Run Over By Backing Truck

Accident: 14238851 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 07/26/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11460601507/26/19901711Cjs Company
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on July 18, 1990, Employee #1 entered a yard area to inspect a faulty conveyor belt on an overhead batch plant system. As Employee #1 was visually inspecting the belt system, a cement truck driver began to back his vehicle onto the runway ramp where Employee #1 was standing. Employee #1 had his back turned away from the backing truck, and the cement grate on the rear of the vehicle struck him in the head and knocked him to the ground. Before Employee #1 could move out of the way, the left rear tire of the truck struck his right foot. Employee #1 sustained a fractured bone in his foot and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, concrete truck, work rules, construction, struck by, run over, backing up, foot, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114606015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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