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Accident: 93479.015 - Employee Injured In Fall From Tanker Oil Truck, Later Dies

Accident: 93479.015 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 01/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1209663.01502/07/2017Wa317943911 - Oil Re Refining Co Inc
At 9:03 p.m. on January 28, 2017, an employee was seen on video falling face first from a tanker oil truck. He was lying on the tank for about 40 seconds, when he came to; he rolled himself off the tank onto the ground approximately 8 feet below. The employee was able to call his employer to inform him of what had happened. The employer then called the emergency medical services. The employee was transported to the Hospital. He was released from the hospital and sent home with instructions to see a physical therapist. Five days later, while at home, the employee started experiencing shortness of breath, so emergency medical services were called. On the way to the hospital, he passed away. It was mentioned that the company was aware of health issues that the employee had, including a pacemaker
Keywords: cardiovasc disease, oil tank, heart, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1209663.015

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