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Accident: 202519138 - Employee'S Knee Swells In Fall, Later Is Infected

Accident: 202519138 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 07/06/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257485807/13/20099221County Of Amador
On July 6, 2009, Employee #1, a Lieutenant, and a coworker were distributing paperwork, when another coworker called to them. They turned and stepped on the wheel of a chair, causing them to loose their balance and fall. Employee #1's knee swelled and became infected, resulting in hospitalization.
Keywords: knee, trip rod, infection, fall, lost balance, sprain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312574858 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Sheriffs, bailiffs, other law enforcement officers

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