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Accident: 170629018 - Employee Fractures Leg In Same-Level Fall Over Hose

Accident: 170629018 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/09/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12572891501/10/20013271Northrop Grumman
Employee #1 was assigned to wash the dirty dishes that had accumulated in the dishwashing area. She used a 30 ft long water hose to rinse off some dishes and then loaded them on a cart to transport them 25 ft to the intake of the dishwasher. She was starting to push the cart when she stepped on the hose, lost her balance, and fell on her left knee. She suffered two fractured bones in her leg, for which she was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, slip, tripped, walking surface, manual mat handling, fall, housekeeping, work surface, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125728915 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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