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Accident: 170895643 - Employee'S Foot Crushed By Runaway Truck

Accident: 170895643 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 01/20/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12612937802/17/20001521Labor Ready
At approximately10:46 a.m. on January 20, 2000, Employee #1, of Labor Ready, a temporary employment agency, was working at a facility managed by Standard Concrete Products in Irwindale, CA. He was behind mixer truck #574, hosing off the drum, when the truck suddenly began to back up toward him. His left foot became pinned between two cement blocks and sustained serious injuries when the truck rolled over it. 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, work rules, cleaning, unmanned, run over, backing up, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126129378 Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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