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Accident: 109728.015 - Employee Loses Balance, Falls From Trailer And Sustains Mult

Accident: 109728.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 09/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1350948.01510/04/2018R. P. Lumber Co., Inc.
At 8:15 a.m. on September 25, 2018, an employee was strapping down some cargo an d had was working on the last tie down strap when he leaned over and lost his ba lance. The employee hit his back on the end of the trailer as he fell and lande d approximately 10 feet. The employee sustained a head injury with bleeding on the brain, fractured his T4 vertebra, and lacerated his left ear. The employee was transported by ambulance to Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital and was later tra nsferred to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.
Keywords: brain, ear, fall, fracture, laceration, lost balance, trailer, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1350948.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy

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