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Accident: 202529764 - Employee Fractures Leg After Cart Tips Over Onto Leg

Accident: 202529764 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 06/08/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30991347306/30/20098069Kaiser Permanente
At approximately 2 p.m. on June 8, 2009, Employee #1, with Kaiser Permanente, was moving oxygen cylinders to a storage shed. He was using a wheeled manual cart to move six (6) empty cylinders from the service manifold. Employee #1 fell backwards while traveling down a ramp, and the rack of cylinders tipped over onto his lower right leg. Employee #1 suffered a fractured lower leg and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, compressed gas, manual mat handling, fall, leg, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309913473 Hospitalized injury Fracture Operating engineers

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