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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309742120 - Dorothea Dix Hospital

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 309742120Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 03/13/2006

Dorothea Dix Hospital
820 South Boylan Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27699
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 9431/Administration of Public Health Programs
NAICS: 923120/Administration of Public Health Programs
Mailing: 3601 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/13/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/13/2006
Emphasis: S:Program Improvement

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200355139Event: 03/05/2006Employee Dies After Falling From Laundry Truck
On March 5, 2006, Employee #1, a working client at the hospital, and his coworkers were picking up dirty laundry to be cleaned. An International Harvester box body truck with a hydraulic lift platform was driving to the laundry, when the vehicle went over a bump in the road, and the driver heard a noise that sounded like the tail gate had fallen. The driver looked back and saw Employee #1 lying in the road. The 911 system was activated, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he expired three days later.
Keywords: head, hydraulic lift, health care facility, truck, fall, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309742120 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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