Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 31575.015 - Hospital Worker Is Pinned Against Wall By Runaway Truck And
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|432377.015||05/16/2012||622110||Kane Community Hospital|
Abstract: At noon on May 15, 2012, an employee was working for a childrens hospital. The employee worked for a firm that performed landscaping, arborist services, and tr imming trees at the hospital. The employee was speaking with a hospital employee about who do they need to notify for herbicide spraying treatment along a nearb y power lines later in the summer. During the discussion, the employee's vehicl e was idling on a hill and the employee was going to be taken into the hospital to speak with the maintenance department. As the employee and the hospital worke r got closer to the door, the vehicle started moving down the hill. The truck hi t a picnic table, which then struck the hospital employee. The hospital employee was initially pinned against a wall by the table and table was pinned against t he employee's upper legs and lower torso. Once the vehicle was removed, hospital staff began working on the employee. However, the employee died.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||432377.015||53||M||Fatality||Managers, medicine and health|