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Accident: 97381.015 - Office Worker Trips On Wires, Falls, And Later Dies

Accident: 97381.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 06/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248650.01507/20/2017Storer Transportation
At 9:30 a.m. on June 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a bus transport company, had just arrived at her normal work location and was preparing to start her wor k day. Network wires were hanging off the wall and along the floor next to her desk. Employee #1's foot became caught in the wires, and she tripped and fell, striking the side of her desk before hitting the floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. She was admitted and treated for injuries related to the fall. Employee #1 remained hospitalized and died on July 15, 2017.
Keywords: building, caught in, electric cable, electronic equipment, fall, foot, office area, struck against, tripped, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248650.015 86 F Fatality Sales workers, other commodities

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