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Accident: 170363170 - Employee'S Ankle Broken In Same-Level Fall In Freezer

Accident: 170363170 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 02/29/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567259203/08/20008211Luther School (Live Oak Usd)
Between 7:00 and 7:20 a.m., Employee #1, a cafeteria cook for a medium-sized public elementary school, was carrying a box of frozen Tater Tots from the freezer box to the kitchen. As she left the freezer, her foot slipped out from under her on the threshold. She fell backward, fracturing her left ankle. Employee #1 was taken to Rideout Hospital in Marysville, CA, where she was treated for approximately five days.
Keywords: fracture, slip, walking surface, fall, slippery surface, freezer compartment, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125672592 Hospitalized injury Fracture Cooks, except short order

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