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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120347364 - Central Concrete Supply Co. Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 120347364Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 08/18/2003

Central Concrete Supply Co. Inc.
4740 Cleary Circle
Elk Grove, CA 95626
Union Status: Union
SIC: 5032/Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Materials
NAICS: 327320/Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
Mailing: 755 Stockton Ave., San Jose, CA 95126

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/22/2003
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:07/06/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,870 $0 $1,870
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $555 $0 $555
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1598 C 11/10/2003 12/01/2003 $185 $560 $0 12/02/2003 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Other 3381 A 11/10/2003 12/01/2003 $185 $560 $0 12/02/2003 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 1592 E 11/10/2003 12/01/2003 $185 $750 $0 12/02/2003 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201173911Event: 08/06/2003Backing Truck Strikes And Injures Employee
Three concrete truck drivers were unloading concrete to a concrete pumper that was sending the concrete to be used for construction of the homes. Employee #1's coworkers were backed up to the concrete pumper and Employee #1 was staged in his vehicle in front of one coworker waiting for his turn to unload his concrete. One coworker asked Employee #1 to unload his vehicle because he had to make a phone call on his cell phone. Another coworker was unloading his vehicle. The vehicles are unloaded with the operator standing at the back of the vehicle on the driver's side. One coworker had unloaded his concrete and went to the cab of his vehicle. Employee #1 continued to unload the first coworker's vehicle when he heard the signal (horn) to inform him that the next truck in line (his truck) was to be ready to back up to pumper truck. At this time the unloaded concrete truck began to pull forward and exit. The driver saw Employee #1 in his mirror but as he began to pull away he lost sight of him. As the driver began to pull away Employee #1 walked between the two vehicles toward the driver's side (door slightly open) of the first coworker's vehicle. As Employee #1 got within a few feet of the door of the vehicle, the first coworker opened the driver's door even further, and coworker pulling away from the pumper turned his vehicle to the right slightly to avoid a vehicle parked in his path. Employee #1 was struck in the left leg and pinned by the back tire the vehicle and pushed into the opened door of the other vehicle. Employee #1 fell to the ground and at this time the truck driver saw him fall and stopped his vehicle. Employee #1 received a dislocated ankle and bruises. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: concrete truck, dislocated, struck by, ankle, backing up, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120347364 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Truck drivers, heavy

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