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Accident: 202635058 - Employee Fractures Wrists In Fall From Porch Overhang

Accident: 202635058 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 12/31/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31599417801/06/20127342Best Care Fumigation, Inc.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on December 31, 2011, Employee #1, a fumigator, was removing a tarp from a private residence home under fumigation operation. The employee stepped out onto a porch overhang to remove the tarp. The overhang supports gave way causing the employee to fall approximately 9 ft to the concrete below. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for fractures to his wrists. The employee remained hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, fumigant, potential gradient, fall, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315994178 Hospitalized injury Fracture Pest control occupations

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