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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 an d went to assist his coworker that was dealing with a combative patient. The em ployee pulled the patient away from his coworker and brought him to the floor, i njuring his back and knees. The employee aggravated an existing heart condition and was hospitalized.
Keywords: back, cardiovasc disease, heart, knee, workplace violence
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1260212.015 55 M Hospitalized injury

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