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Accident: 201095163 - Wrestling Coach Injures Neck In Fall

Accident: 201095163 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 12/21/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618028001/08/20028211Paso Robles Public Schools
On December 21, 2001, Employee #1, a high school wrestling coach, was demonstrating a wrestling move called the "ironman lift", which he had done many times before. He fell to the 1.5-in. foam mat, landing on the back of his neck, and causing momentary paralysis. He was hospitalized with a sprain.
Keywords: paralysis, fall, neck, sprain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126180280 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Teachers, secondary school

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