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Accident: 170707640 - Employee Injured When Knocked Down By Dog, Later Dies

Accident: 170707640 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 07/08/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30197534807/09/19989199Douglas County
Employee #1 was repairing a drip system line when he was attacked by a dog and knocked to the ground, striking his head. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and released. Later that same afternoon, Employee #1's wife called for emergency assistance because he was bleeding from the ears and vomiting. Employee #1 was flown by Care Flight to Washoe Medical Center, where he died at 6:00 a.m. on July 9, 1998 apparently as a result of his head injury.
Keywords: head, repair, ear, animal bite, fall, workplace violence, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301975348 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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