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Accident: 201149812 - Employee Slips On Ladder, Falls And Fractures Arm

Accident: 201149812 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 03/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30930140605/05/20083273Robertson Ready Mix
On March 18, 2008, Employee #1, a cement mixer driver, was delivering a load of concrete. Afterwards, he drove the vehicle to the washout pit to clean the chutes and upper hopper. Employee #1 was descending the truck ladder, and he slipped on the second rung and lost his balance. He fell approximately 5.25 feet, striking the pavement and sustaining a compound left forearm fracture. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he underwent treatment and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, concrete truck, cleaning, ladder, slip, fall, slippery surface, arm, hopper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309301406 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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