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Accident: 119350.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Struck By Patient On

Accident: 119350.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 05/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400317.01505/13/2019United Plus Llc

At 05:30 a.m. on May 03, 2019, an employee and a coworker were engaged in transp orting a patient on wheel chair down a staircase in their home. The staircase ha d 15 steps. The employee was on the bottom and the coworker was on top. As they descended the steps, the employee lost control of the patient's wheel chair. Th e patient and the wheel chair landed on top of the employee. The employee sustai ned a bruised leg, back and hip and a possible concussion but was not hospitaliz ed.

Keywords: abrasion, ankle, back, concussion, contusion, foot, hip, leg, lost control, struck by, toe

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1400317.015 23 F Non Hospitalized injury Emt & Paramedics

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