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Accident: 119446.015 - Employee Suffers Allergic Reaction To Wasp Sting And Dies Fr

Accident: 119446.015 -- Report ID: 0728100 -- Event Date: 08/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1427404.01508/30/2019U.S. Postal Service
At 1:35 a.m. on August 27, 2019, an employee was delivering mail to a residentia l home when he was stung three times by a wasp. The employee had an allergic re action to the sting and when into anaphylactic shock which caused a heart attack . The employee was admitted to the hospital; however, he died from his injury.
Keywords: allergic reaction, bee sting, cardiac arrest, heart attack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427404.015 58 M Fatality Mail carriers, postal service

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