Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 149242.015 - Employee Dies From Aneurism And Acute Asthma Attack After Pe
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1616053.015||08/19/2022||9223||922140||152575 - Nc Department Of Public Safety - Adult Corrections|
Abstract: At 12:00 a.m. on August 16, 2022, an employee was participating in pepper spray training as part of new employee orientation as a correctional officer with the NC Department of Public Safety. The pepper spray training was conducted outside and employees were directly sprayed with oleoresin capsicum (OC) pepper spray. T he employee suffered an asthma attack and head and neck pain after the pepper sp ray was administered, and was transported to the hospital. On August 18, 2022 th e employee died in the hospital as a result of acute bronchial asthma exacerbati on and a cerebral aneurysm rupture. The employee had a medical history of asthma and high blood pressure.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1616053.015||56||F||Fatality||Occupation not reported|