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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1020920.015 - Rural King Holding Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 1020920.015Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 01/26/2015

Rural King Holding Co.
4216 Dewitt Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 444220/ Nursery, Garden Center, and Farm Supply Stores
Mailing: 4216 Dewitt Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/26/2015
Close Case:04/27/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 70151.015Event: 01/23/2015Employee Dies Of Pulmonary Embolism Nine Days After Fracturi
On January 14, 2015, an employee, a truck driver was exiting his semi-truck when he slipped on ice and rolled one of his ankles. The employee continued to work and completed his route. After the employees shift was over, he sought medical treatment and was treated for a broken ankle. The employees injured ankle was placed in a cast and he was released from the emergency room. On January 23, 2015, nine days after receiving treatment, the employee developed an embolism which traveled to his lungs and caused his death.
Keywords: pulmonary embolism, slippery surface, fracture, leg, work surface, slip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1020920.015 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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