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Accident: 54767.015 - Employee Falls From Truck And Later Dies At Hospital

Accident: 54767.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/16/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
948945.01511/18/2013Verst Group Logistics, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on November 16, 2013, an employee was stepping out of his truck cab when he fell onto the ground and hit his head. The employee received a massive contusion to the back of his head when he hit the concrete sidewalk and was hos pitalized at a rehabilitation facility. The employee developed a blood clot nea r his lung and was returned to intensive care where he died as a result of a bil ateral pulmonary thromboemboli.
Keywords: concrete beam, fall, head, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 948945.015 52 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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