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Accident: 1000934 - Employee Dies Of Heart Failure After Surgery For Broken Leg

Accident: 1000934 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 06/06/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11116273106/15/19944812North State Telephone Company
A cable reel weighing in excess of 5,000 lb fell while being loaded, striking Employee #1's left leg and breaking both bones. He died 2 days later in the hospital after surgery from heart failure.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, cardiac arrest, struck by, falling object, leg, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111162731 Fatality Fracture Telephone line installers and repairers

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