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Accident: 104447.015 - Employee Slips, Falls, And Fractures Leg While Cleaning Fill

Accident: 104447.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305479.01503/29/2018Cg Roxane Llc
At 4:40 a.m. on March 19, 2018, an employee was sanitizing and cleaning filler machines. The employee finished rinsing the fillers and put away the hose used to rinse the fillers. The employee closed a filler door, walked around the corner, slipped, and fell on the floor. The employee sustained a fracture to the left leg and was hospitalized. The sanitation process for the fillers involves applying a foam for fifteen minutes and then it is rinsed off with water using a water hose. The area is then cleaned with a mop. This cleaning process is done on a regular basis. The floor surface is wet and slippery and employees who have access to the area use shoe covers.
Keywords: slip, housekeeping, leg, fracture, slippery surface, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305479.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Management related occupations, n.e.c.

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