Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200220325 - Slipped On Water Caused By Damage To Fire Sprinkler Head.
Accident: 200220325 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 08/22/2009
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|309732733||08/25/2009||9999||Dan Daniel Distribution Center|
|On August 22, 2009, a forklift operator was removing a pallet from a storage rack and struck the sprinkler system, causing water to spray throughout the area. The area was evacuated immediately. A worker went back into the area to get her bag and to pick up a surge protector from the floor. The worker slipped and fell, twisting her ankle. The worker was taken to the hospital for treatment. The worker died 19 days later as a result of a saddle pulmonary embolus.|
Keywords: fire ext system, respiratory, lung, slip, fall, slippery surface, artery, pulmonary embolism, ankle, water
|1||309732733||Fatality||Fracture||Occupation not reported|