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Inspection: 310064886 - Berkeley Asphalt Co Dba Lehigh Hanson

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 310064886Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 08/22/2008

Berkeley Asphalt Co Dba Lehigh Hanson
401 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3273/Ready-Mixed Concrete
NAICS: 327320/Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
Mailing: 699 Virginia St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/23/2008
Close Case:09/30/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361614258    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201508710Event: 08/11/2008Employee Falls From Cement Chute, Sustains Multiple Injuries
On August 11, 2008, Employee #1 lowered the rear booster axle of his assigned concrete mixer truck. Employee #1 climbed on the booster axle to access and clean the unloading hopper. At this stage Employee #1 was seated, straddling on the flop chute. The cover of the chute opened and threw Employee #1 onto the booster axle and then to the ground. Employee #1 sustained bruises on the chest and a collapsed lung. Employee #1 was hospitalized until August 18, 2008.
Keywords: fracture, lung, concrete truck, cleaning, fall, contusion, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310064886 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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