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Accident: 201497385 - Employee Knee Is Fractured In Fall From A Platform

Accident: 201497385 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 09/14/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672126501/08/20130761Ac Contracting
On September 14, 2012, Employee #1, of AC Contracting, was standing on 2 ft crates about 24 in. high assisting a coworker in covering a row of trellised grapevines with plastic sheeting dispensed from a roll. The work platform shifted and Employee #1 lost her balance and fell to the ground. The employee was taken to Delano Regional Medical Center initially then transported to Central Valley Occupational, where she was treated for a fracture to her right knee. The employee received scheduled surgery two weeks later at Lakewood Medical Center in Lakewood.
Keywords: knee, platform, fracture, crate, fall, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316721265 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Laborers, except construction

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