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Accident: 200355139 - Employee Dies After Falling From Laundry Truck

Accident: 200355139 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/05/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30974212003/13/20069431Dorothea Dix Hospital
On March 5, 2006, Employee #1, a working client at the hospital, and his coworkers were picking up dirty laundry to be cleaned. An International Harvester box body truck with a hydraulic lift platform was driving to the laundry, when the vehicle went over a bump in the road, and the driver heard a noise that sounded like the tail gate had fallen. The driver looked back and saw Employee #1 lying in the road. The 911 system was activated, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he expired three days later.
Keywords: head, hydraulic lift, health care facility, truck, fall, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309742120 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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