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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118061.015 Event: 07/11/2019Employee Sustains Multiple Leg Fractures In Fall From Ladder
At approximately 6:04 a.m. on July 11, 2019, an employee was retrieving boxes of baby wipes from the upper levels of racks of the warehouse using a track ladder . The employee grabbed three boxes of wipes and started to descend the ladder, w ithout maintaining three points of contact. The employee fell four steps, landin g on her feet and knees. The employee suffered a broken leg and was hospitalize d for these injuries.
Keywords: fracture, ladder, leg, warehouse, warehouse aisle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1415340.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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