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Accident: 202458113 - Employee Falls As Her Foot Gets Tangled In Cord

Accident: 202458113 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 12/05/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31338828201/28/20138062Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
On December 5, 2012, Employee #1 of Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center was injured as she was reaching for a call light when she became entangled in some cords and fell fracturing her arm. Employee #1 was assisting a patient whom undergone surgery when she discovered the call light was not working. Employee #1 willingly stepped into some cords attached to a breast pump next to the bed and fell backwards. The accident occurred in a well lit room next to a nightstand in the patient's room.
Keywords: cord connector, fall, entangled, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313388282 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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