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Accident: 14538102 - Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall On Concrete Slab

Accident: 14538102 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/20/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11980733702/23/19932044Farmers Rice Cooperative
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on February 20, 1993, Employee #1 of the Farmers' Rice Cooperative was on her way from the pest control center to her parked car. While walking across the concrete slab (which was weather etched), her foot slipped on the wet surface. It had been raining (possibly hailing) during the day. Employee #1 fell, dislocating and breaking her ankle. Coworkers at the center heard her yell for help. After first aid was administered, she was transported by ambulance to Kaiser Hospital South in Sacramento, CA.
Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, slip, walking surface, dislocated, fall, slippery surface, ankle, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119807337 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Janitors and cleaners

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