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Accident: 202509956 - Employee Injures Ribs And Punctures Lung In Fall From Truck

Accident: 202509956 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/25/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31681827708/01/20134953Graventa Enterprises Dba Concord Disposal Services
On July 25, 2013, Employee #1 was working on a garbage truck. The employee was descending from the side step of the side loader garbage truck when he missed his step and fell to the concrete roadway. Employee #1 was transported to the John Muir Hospital, where he was treated for bruised ribs and a punctured lung. Employee #1 was hospitalized for more than twenty-four hours.
Keywords: garbage truck, lung, potential gradient, slip, descending, rib, trash compactor, fall, contusion, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316818277 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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