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Accident: 200690816 - Employee Dies From Complications Of Blood Clot

Accident: 200690816 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 03/14/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30835234304/03/20061796R.I. Baker Co.
On March 14, 2006, an employee was pulling a large cargo container onto a flatbed tow truck. A metal chain snapped and struck the employee in the leg, lacerating it. The employee was admitted to a hospital, and died 16 days later from the complications of a blood clot.
Keywords: chain, loading, blood clot, equipment failure, laceration, struck by, tow truck, containerized cargo, flatbed truck, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308352343 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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