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Accident Summary Nr: 201693314 - Employee Dies Of Heart Failure On Hot Day

Accident Summary Nr: 201693314 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 09/23/2009
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
31231460209/24/20094491488320Ports America

Abstract: At approximately 1:00 p.m. on September 23, 2009, an employee was working with a crew of eight transferring the contents of a damaged container, boxes of blenders, to a new container on a hot day. After working for 3.5 hours the crew broke for lunch. The employee collapsed after returning from lunch break. The Coroner's report lists heart attack as the cause of death, with heat a possible contributing factor.

Keywords: heat, heart attack

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 312314602 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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