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Accident: 115730.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder While Harvesting And Sustains Mul

Accident: 115730.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1396181.01504/24/2019Citrus Pro Inc
At 7:30 a.m. on April 2, 2019, an employee was working from a ladder, harvesting avocados and was placing them in a picking bag when the branch that the ladder was leaning against broke, causing the employee and ladder to fall approximately 6 feet. The employee sustained fractures to his right hand and wrist as well as several compression fractures to his lumbar spine. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: spine, agriculture, fracture, hand, ladder, fall, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1396181.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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