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Accident: 201703089 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures When Truck Crashes

Accident: 201703089 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 10/13/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31452091710/15/20103273Usa Concrete Llc
On October 13, 2010, Employee #1, a truck driver, was driving an empty 1985 Mack dump truck down a steep gravel road. The rear truck brakes had been incorrectly adjusted and were ineffective. As the truck gained speed, Employee #1 attempted unsuccessfully to roll the truck into the road to slow it down. The truck went off the low side of the road and crashed. He sustained multiple fractures and was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, brake, roll-over, truck, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314520917 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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