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Accident: 885053 - Employee Slips On Oily Floor And Later Dies

Accident: 885053 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 11/08/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11456787802/25/19917538Las Vegas Street Rods
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on October 26, 1990, Employee #1 was walking through an auto repair yard when he slipped on an oily floor and landed on his backside. The employee did not report the incident until a week later, when he produced a doctor's statement limiting him to light duty. He worked light duty that one day and did not report back to work again. On November 8, 1990, Employee #1 went to the hospital complaining of back pains. While he was at the hospital, an artery burst in his chest. He was pronounced dead at 9:09 p.m.
Keywords: slip, back, walking surface, fall, slippery surface, artery, housekeeping
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114567878 Fatality Strain/Sprain Automobile mechanics

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