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Accident: 201141710 - Employee Injured In Fall From Retaining Wall

Accident: 201141710 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 05/20/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30084848810/04/20009512Orange County Dept Of Harbors Beaches Park
Employee #1 was an experienced groundskeeper at a remote natural park maintained by a government agency. She was preparing to wash down the sidewalks, one of her assigned duties that she performed periodically. The faucet used for this job was near the top edge of a 7 to 8 ft tall retaining wall. On the day of the accident, Employee #1 was atop the wall when she looked down, felt faint, and then fell to the ground. She suffered a fractured clavicle, fractured ribs, and a head laceration.
Keywords: fracture, head, collarbone, laceration, rib, fainted, fall, retaining wall, elevated work plat, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300848488 Hospitalized injury Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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