Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 134152.015 - Home Care Sitter Is Killed After Being Struck By Client

Accident: 134152.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1520687.01503/12/2021Contin-U-Care Outreach Services, Llc
At 7:15 a.m. on March 12, 2021, Employee #1, an elderly home health care sitter, was caring for a special needs and nonverbal Client. While Employee was cooking breakfast for the Client, the Client struck Employee #1 with an unknown object. The client also engaged in unknown activities resulting in Employee #1 asphyxi ating. It was later determined that Employee #1 died due to sustained blunt forc e trauma and asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, blunt force, blunt force trauma, die, elderly, struck by, workplace violence
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1520687.015 77 F Fatality Health aides, except nursing

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close