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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125950170 - Western Medical Center

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 125950170Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 01/27/2005

Western Medical Center
1001 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8062/General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
NAICS: 622110/General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/02/2005
Close Case:08/02/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201146172Event: 01/18/2005Employee Is Injured After Slipping And Falling On Water
At approximately 4:42 p.m. on January 18, 2005, Employee #1 was assisting a patient at the 6th floor Nursing Station serving the Telemetry Department. She was traversing the Clean Utility Room to access the Medication Room. As Employee #1 passed by the ice machine, sink and refrigerator area, she slipped on a puddle of water. Employee #1 fell to the tile floor suffering head, neck, and back injuries, plus dislocating and fracturing her left knee cap. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: knee, fracture, health care worker, slip, fall, slippery surface, housekeeping, work surface, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125950170 Hospitalized injury Fracture Registered nurses

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