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Accident: 14469472 - Employee Died Of Heart Attack In Confined Space

Accident: 14469472 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/13/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
88674709/17/19842032Heinz Usa-Pittsburgh Plant
An employee was using carbon dioxide to blow out a boiler tube inside a confined space (mud drum). He had a heart attack when he tried to exit the mud drum after the flow of carbon dioxide could not be stopped.
Keywords: confined space, heart attack, valve, carbon dioxide
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 886747 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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