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Accident: 119658.015 - Employee Fractures Back In Fall From Step Stool

Accident: 119658.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420289.01507/16/2019Swift Beef Company
At 7:45 a.m. on February 26, 2019, an employee was standing on a step stool clea ning plates on a conveyor line. The employee noticed plates were piling up at en d of line and decided to get off the step stool to shut down the conveyor. When stepping down from the stool, the employee tripped over the stool's crossbar an d landed on her buttocks on the concrete floor. The employee suffered a low back fracture and was hositalized.
Keywords: back, buttocks, conveyor, fall, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1420289.015 65 F Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators

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