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Accident: 120856.015 - Employee Breaks Hip After Falling On Slippery Floor

Accident: 120856.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1402967.01505/17/2019Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
At 8:00 a.m. on April 26, 2019, an spill had occurred in a cafeteria and a cowor ker went to the nearest environmental services closet to retrieve a mop to clean up the spill. The coworker mopped up the spill and returned to the closet to g et a wet floor sign, but there were none. The coworker left to look in another c loset when a employee entered the cafeteria and slipped on the wet floor. The em ployee fell and broke her hip, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, building, fall, food service, fracture, hip, housekeeping, injury illness prevention program, leg, slip, slippery surface, spill, walking surface, warning sign, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1402967.015 66 F Hospitalized injury Registered nurses

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