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Accident: 202654521 - Employee Suffer Fractures In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202654521 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 06/03/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31707735206/05/20130139South County Packing,Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on June 3, 2013, Employee #1, a painter, was on a ladder spray painting a water pump platform stair case. The employee was standing on the second rung of the ladder when the ladder started to sink into the sandy ground. Employee #1 lost balance and fell approximately 3 ft to the ground. The employee was transported to Mee Memorial, where he was treated for fractures to his patella and tibia bone. Employee #1 remained hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, tibia, ladder, paint, fall, lost balance, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317077352 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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