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Accident: 202519880 - Worker Fractures Knees In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202519880 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 01/04/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257727303/09/20100173H. Naraghi Farms, Inc.
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on January 4, 2010, a farm worker was covering a hole in the exterior column of a building while standing on the third rung of an orchard ladder. The ladder opened up, causing the worker to fall on a tile floor. The worker was hospitalized with multiple fractures to both knees.
Keywords: knee, fracture, building, work rules, column, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312577273 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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