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Accident: 201073137 - Employee'S Vertebrae Are Broken By Fallen Bread Rack

Accident: 201073137 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 07/01/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31081780407/25/20085411Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market
At 6:30 a.m. on July 1, 2008, at the Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market at 9665 Campo Rd., Casa De Oro, CA, Employees #1 and #2 were pulling bread racks off of a delivery truck onto the speed lift in the parking/staging area. The wheel jammed on the bread rack that Employee #1 was using. The bread rack tipped over and landed on top of Employee #1. The paramedics arrived and transported Employee #1 to Sharp Memorial Medical Center in San Diego. Employee #1 was in the hospital for approximately one month for surgery and treatment of broken vertebrae. The employer reported the accident to the Division at 8:43 p.m. on July 1, 2008.
Keywords: bakery rack, back, truck, fall, struck by, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310817804 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sales workers, other commodities

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