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Accident: 101794.015 - Employee Slips And Falls On Hill, Injures Knee, And Later Di

Accident: 101794.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285385.01512/28/2017La City Recreation And Parks
At 4:15 p.m. on December 15, 2017, an employee working as a city recreation coordinator was performing normally assigned duties. The employee was walking down a small hill at the park, slipped and fell on his back. The employee heard a popping sound from both knees. The employee sustained bilateral patellar tendon ruptures. The employee obtained surgery for both knees. The employee sustained a pulmonary thromboembolism and died in a nursing home.
Keywords: pulmonary embolism, knee, fall, slip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1285385.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras

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