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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1202758.015 - Northern Maine General

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 1202758.015Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 01/12/2017

Northern Maine General
30 Makayla Drivenull
Eagle Lake, ME 04739
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 623220/Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
Mailing: P.O. Box 310null, Eagle Lake, ME 04739

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/12/2017
Close Case:05/08/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1171611 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 92142.015Event: 01/09/2017Employee At Residential Facility Is Stabbed By Client
At 9:30 a.m. on January 9, 2017, an employee was working for a residential menta l health or substance abuse facility. He was getting a consumer (or client) read y to go to his morning program. The consumer did not want to go to the program. He told the employee that he would stab the employee if he had to go. The employ ee said the consumer had to go. He collected all the knives and hid them. The co nsumer found one anyway. He became angry and stabbed the employee in his back, i n the upper right shoulder. The knife went into the employee's lung. The knife p unctured the lung and caused blood clots. The employee was hospitalized for two or more days.
Keywords: back, blood clot, knife, lung, shoulder, workplace violence
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1202758.015 Hospitalized injury Health aides, except nursing

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