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Accident: 202477337 - Employee Suffers Sprain And Fracture In Slip And Fall

Accident: 202477337 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 03/21/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31266672005/18/20118062Downey Regional Medical Center
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on March 21, 2011, Employee #1, a health technician, was bringing a vacuum cleaner from the janitor closet to clean the floor of the emergency room when she slipped and fell. The floor was not wet or slippery. She suffered a fractured right hip and a sprained right wrist. She was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, health care worker, vacuum cleaner, slip, walking surface, fall, hip, sprain, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312666720 Hospitalized injury Fracture Health technologists and technicians, n.e.c.

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