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Accident: 201129178 - Employee Slips On Step Breaking Ankle

Accident: 201129178 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 06/19/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31577445506/26/20129221City Of Mountain View
At approximately 10:19 a.m. on June 19, 2012, Employee #1, a Police Lieutenant for the City of Mountain View, was walking down the second flight of stairs in the back of the Police Department building to go to her car, when her left foot heel slipped. Employee #1 tried to catch herself with her right foot; however, her right foot rolled to the left. Employee #1 grabbed the right handrail using her left hand to avoid rolling down the stairs further. Employee #1 was taken to the Hospital where she was evaluated and then underwent an operation for a trimalleolar fracture of her right ankle. Employee #1 was released two days later.
Keywords: fracture, slip, handrail, fall, hand, ankle, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315774455 Hospitalized injury Fracture Police and detectives, public service

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