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Accident: 201076627 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured In Fall From Window Sill

Accident: 201076627 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 12/29/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268548001/20/20115411Ralph'S Grocery Co
On December 29, 2010, Employee #1, who was employed by a full-service grocery store in San Diego, CA, was washing windows with a window washing solution and rag. He was standing on a window sill above a people mover. Employee #1 slipped and got his right leg caught in the gap between the handrail and the wall, as he fell over and hit the people mover conveyor. The paramedics arrived and transported Employee #1 to UCSD Medical Center. Employee #1 fractured his lower right leg, and he was hospitalized for up to three days.
Keywords: window washer, fracture, slip, caught between, handrail, conveyor, fall, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312685480 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sales counter clerks

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