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Accident: 49547.015 - Employee Falls From Crate, Strikes Concrete Slab And Later D

Accident: 49547.015 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 07/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
924475.01508/01/2013Provision Living, Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on July 11, 2013, Employee #1 and a coworker were outside the facility taking a break. The break area was located on a concrete slab just outside the exit door. Employee #1, who was sitting on two stacked plastic milk crates, was startled when someone opened the exit door from inside the facility, causing the employee to fall off the crates. The fall caused a scraped arm, ankle and tail bone injury. Employee #1 did not inform her employer. The employee developed a bilateral pulmonary thromboembolism from her ankle injury and later died.
Keywords: struck against, fall, lost balance, embolism, crate, ankle, arm, concrete slab
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 924475.015 29 F Fatality Strain/Sprain

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