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Accident: 98648.015 - Employee Responds To Combative Patient And Aggravates Existi

Accident: 98648.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 08/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260212.01508/31/2017Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
At 1:12 a.m. on August 19, 2017, an employee was working in an emergency room and went to assist his coworker that was dealing with a combative patient. The employee pulled the patient away from his coworker and brought him to the floor, injuring his back and knees. The employee aggravated an existing heart condition and was hospitalized.
Keywords: workplace violence, knee, heart, cardiovasc disease, back
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1260212.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras

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