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Accident: 102610.015 - Worker Dies As A Result Of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Accident: 102610.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 01/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290962.01501/29/2018Blankenship Pools, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on January 29, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provid ed services at buildings and dwellings. He was using a fish tape to pull wires t hrough a conduit for a pool light. He collapsed and died. It was later establish ed that he had died from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a heart disease caused by a genetic mutation. It was not known that he had this condition until after his death.
Keywords: cardiovasc disease, cardiovasc system, electric conductor, electrical work, electrician, heart
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290962.015 24 M Fatality Installers And Repairers

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