Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201560976 - Employee Dies Of Pulmonary Embolism Cardiac Arrest

Accident: 201560976 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 12/10/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30441386702/02/20042512La-Z-Boy
On December 10, 2003, Employee #1 (a material handler) was manipulating 450-pound bales of fiber fill, by hand, in order to arrange them individually so they could be picked up and moved by the forklift. A bale fell on him, and he sustained multiple bone fractures. Approximately 10 days after the accident, Employee #1 developed deep vein thrombosis. On January 7, 2004, he died of cardiac arrest caused by a pulmonary embolism that developed as a secondary complication of the fractures and deep vein thrombosis.
Keywords: heart, fracture, cardiac arrest, manual mat handling, struck by, pulmonary embolism, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304413867 Fatality Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close