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Accident: 202365573 - Employee Dies From Cardiovascular-Respiratory System Failure

Accident: 202365573 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 02/02/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30966966102/03/20064225Safe Store Self Storage

At approximately 6:00 p.m. on February 2, 2006, Employee #1 was working as a maintenance worker for Safe Store Self Storage in Lakewood, WA. When he was last seen, about 3 hours earlier, he had been applying an oil-based floor paint with a roller. At approximately 6:00 p.m., he was found passed out on a concrete floor in a hallway adjacent to the facility office. He was unresponsive, and the manager called emergency medical services. Emergency medical technicians responded and tried to revive him. He was transported to St. Clare Hospital and later to Harborview Medical Center. Life support was terminated about 8:00 a.m. on February 3, 2006. Death was due to cardiovascular-respiratory system failure brought about by alcohol or drug use.

Keywords: cardiovasc system, head, maintenance, unconsciousness, alcohol, office area, warehouse, drug overdose, paint

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309669661 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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