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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 460553.015 - Tyson Foods Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fort Worth

Nr: 460553.015Report ID: 0636900Open Date: 06/01/2012

Tyson Foods Inc.
4700 S. Highway 75
Sherman, TX 75090
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 311612/Meat Processed from Carcasses
Mailing: 4700 S. Highway 75, Sherman, TX 75090

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Close Case:06/08/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral380613 Yes  
 Referral380613   Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 32915.015Event: 06/01/2012Employee Dies As Result Of Blood Clot Dislodging From His Ar
On April 10, 2012, an employee had been injured in a pallet jack incident. In this incident the employee suffered a crushed ankle that was surgically repaired and was healing. At approximately 4:30 p.m. on June 1, 2012, the employee was recuperating from this accident that occurred 52 days earlier. The employee was hospitalized as a result of a blood clot that was discovered in his arm. The clot dislodged and traveled to his cardiopulmonary system resulting in his death. The blood clot was not proven to be related to the original injury.
Keywords: struck by, cardiovasc system, material handling, jack, blood clot, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 460553.015 Fatality Other

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