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Accident: 202599973 - Employee'S Wrist Is Fractured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202599973 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348140012/03/20095411Mercado Santa Fe Corp.Dba Santa Fe Foods Inc.
On November 23, 2009, Employee #1, of Santa Fe Food, Incorporated, was using a 20-foot extension ladder to access the roof to change a store advertisement sign. While he was transferring from the ladder to the roof, the ladder slid. Employee #1 and the ladder fell to the ground. He landed on concrete pavement. He was taken by an ambulance to the Regional Medical Center of San Jose, where he was hospitalized for a compound fracture of his left wrist.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, installing, roof, unsecured, fall, advertising sign, unstable position, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313481400 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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