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Accident: 201489473 - Employee Falls Over And Breaks Leg While Washing Truck

Accident: 201489473 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 04/20/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30112859104/27/20075032Cemex, Inc., Antioch Ready Mix Plant
On April 20, 2007, Employee #1 was working as a full-time employee for a concrete vendor at a cement plant. He was washing a truck, when he fell backward over a curb and broke his leg in two places. He was hospitalized for treatment for the fracture. There were no witnesses to the incident, and the only equipment involved was the truck and the hose. A causal factor of the incident was the curb in the truck washing area, put there to divert water away from the site's shop area.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, cement powder, concrete truck, fall, walking backward, lost balance, concrete, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301128591 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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