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Accident: 119021.015 - Employee Sustains Vertebrae Fracture, Later Dies

Accident: 119021.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424049.01508/08/2019Hendry Aluminum, Inc.

At 2:00 p.m. on July 19, 2019, Employee #1 was adjusting a trailer when he fract ured his L1 vertebrae. He had surgery for the fracture. Due to the fractured ve rtebrae, the employee suffered a pulmonary embolism and thrombosis caused by the blunt force trauma of lumbar vertebra. Employee #1 subsequently suffered a hea rt attack, and died.

Keywords: embolism, fracture, heart attack, trailer, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1424049.015 56 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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