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Accident: 146021.015 - Employee Dies Due To Head Injury In Fall On Same Level

Accident: 146021.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 12/23/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1594360.01505/06/2022U.S. Postal Service

At 11:00 p.m. on December 23, 2021, an employee was cleaning a slat sorter machi ne when he fell to the ground. The employee had struck his head on the concrete floor when he fell on the same level. A coworker found the employee approximat ely five minutes later laying on the ground unconscious with a head injury. The employee was hospitalized for three days and died on December 26, 2021, from inj uries sustained in the fall.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, cleaning, concussion, fall, fall on same level, head, machine operator, struck against, unconsciousness

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1594360.015 56 M Hospitalized injury

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