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Accident: 94156.015 - Worker Startled By Steam Release Falls From Ladder And Break

Accident: 94156.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1219620.01503/23/2017California Dairies, Inc.
At 9:15 a.m. on March 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a dairy, was performing the start up procedure for a machine that had undergone maintenance and parts re placement. He was standing on a ladder and opening a steam valve when a Y strai ner failed and caused a steam release approximately 3.5 feet behind the employee . The steam and two large bangs startled Employee #1, and he fell from the ladd er, a fall height of approximately 9 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured right tibia, just below the knee, that required multiple surgeries.
Keywords: accidental discharge, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, leg, pressure piping, steam, tibia
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1219620.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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