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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313388282 - Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office

Nr: 313388282Report ID: 0950647Open Date: 01/28/2013

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
1010 Murray St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Union Status: Union
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:05/22/2013
Close Case:05/22/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202458113Event: 12/05/2012Employee Falls As Her Foot Gets Tangled In Cord
On December 5, 2012, Employee #1 of Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center was injured as she was reaching for a call light when she became entangled in some cords and fell fracturing her arm. Employee #1 was assisting a patient whom undergone surgery when she discovered the call light was not working. Employee #1 willingly stepped into some cords attached to a breast pump next to the bed and fell backwards. The accident occurred in a well lit room next to a nightstand in the patient's room.
Keywords: cord connector, fall, entangled, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313388282 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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