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Accident: 200000719 - Employee Killed In Same-Level Fall On Jagged Shards

Accident: 200000719 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 05/07/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30224704405/10/19992678Mead Products
Employee #1 was carrying a toilet to a coworker's work station when he tripped and fell. The toilet shattered and the jagged shards punctured his jugular vein and trachea, killing him. Employee #1 had been attempting to play a practical joke on the coworker.
Keywords: loss of blood, laceration, tripped, fall, artery, horseplay, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302247044 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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