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Accident: 200514081 - Employee Dies After Rupturing Spleen In Fall While On Break

Accident: 200514081 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 03/29/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30988078904/11/20065411Coborns Inc
On March 29, 2006, Employee #1 was sitting at a picnic table outside her facility on break. When she got up from the table to return to work, her foot got caught on the table, causing her to fall. The side of her body hit the corner of the bench on an adjacent picnic table. She went to a hospital, where she was treated and released. She was readmitted, and she died 10 days later. The cause of death was a ruptured spleen due to the fall at work.
Keywords: spleen, rupture, fall, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309880789 Fatality Other Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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