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Accident: 170719231 - Employee Partially Paralyzed In Fall From Storage Shelf

Accident: 170719231 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 11/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12005838311/30/19923999Bugle Boy Industries
On November 21, 1992, Employee #1, of Bugle Boy Industries, climbed to the top of a steel storage rack to check some stock numbers. Upon reaching the top of the storage rack system, the employee stepped on a box, which caused him to lose his balance. Employee #1 fell 15 ft and landed on the concrete floor. He was taken by ambulance to the Simi Valley Adventist Hospital, and he was later transferred to the Northridge Hospital. Employee #1 is still partially paralyzed from his back being broken.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, struck against, back, fall, storage rack, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120058383 Hospitalized injury Fracture Stock and inventory clerks

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