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Accident: 70151.015 - Employee Dies Of Pulmonary Embolism Nine Days After Fracturi

Accident: 70151.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 01/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020920.01501/26/2015Rural King Holding Co.
On January 14, 2015, an employee, a truck driver was exiting his semi-truck when he slipped on ice and rolled one of his ankles. The employee continued to work and completed his route. After the employees shift was over, he sought medical treatment and was treated for a broken ankle. The employees injured ankle was placed in a cast and he was released from the emergency room. On January 23, 2015, nine days after receiving treatment, the employee developed an embolism which traveled to his lungs and caused his death.
Keywords: pulmonary embolism, slippery surface, fracture, leg, work surface, slip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1020920.015 51 M Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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