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Accident: 112759.015 - Employee Fractures Vertebrae And Lacerates Hand In Fall From

Accident: 112759.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 01/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372399.01501/18/2019Whole Foods Market Group, Inc.

At 5:15 p.m. om January 12, 2019, an employee was retrieving a tote from the Who le Body Closet which stores vitamins, supplements, body care, and makeup. The to te was on shelving approximately 8 feet 4 inches from the ground. The employee u tilized an EGA Products mobile ladder stand which had a top step of 5 feet. Whil e retrieving the tote, the employee fell backward approximately 5 feet from the mobile ladder stand onto concrete flooring in the Whole Body Closet. The employe e fell onto her back. While falling, the employee reached for the shelving and s ustained a laceration to the left hand. The employee was hospitalized from injur ies of a compression fracture to the first lumbar (L1) vertebrae and laceration to the left hand.

Keywords: back, concrete, fall, fracture, hand, laceration, ladder, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1372399.015 57 F Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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