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Accident: 116124.015 - Employee Falls From Stairs, Fractures And Dislocates Elbow

Accident: 116124.015 -- Report ID: 0950661 -- Event Date: 04/30/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399786.01505/03/2019Tesla, Inc.

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, an employee was attempting to complete an installati on on a portion of a vehicle located approximately 5 feet above the floor. This required him to climb the adjacent stairs and complete the task while the vehicl e is in motion. He finished the installation and started to descend the stairway when he slipped and fell from one of the steps to the floor. He fell on his rig ht side and hit the floor with his right elbow. He suffered a fractured and disl ocated elbow and required hospitalization.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, climbing, concrete, descending, dislocated, elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, injury illness prevention program, installing, stair, stair landing, training, vehicle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1399786.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Production helpers

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