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Accident: 170158646 - Employee Strains Back, Struck Cart

Accident: 170158646 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 02/03/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12004939002/15/19945411Thrifty Drug & Discount Stores
On October 11, 1993, during the unloading of a supply truck a wheeled cart fell from a lift platform attached to the side of the trailer being unloaded, and struck Employee #1, who was trying to catch it and prevent it from falling. He sustained strain injury to lower back. Employee #1 was transported to Robert F Kennedy Memorial Hospital and hospitalized. Following corrective surgery, Employee #1 died on December 21, 1993 of pulmonary embolism.
Keywords: embolism, back, struck by, vertebra, cart
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120049390 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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