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Accident: 170006613 - Employee Dies At Work Of Suspected Drug Overdose

Accident: 170006613 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 03/13/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11517453403/30/19983089Vinyl Quality Windows Inc Dba Vpi Quality Windows
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on March 13, 1998, Employee #1 was found dead in the Men's Room at work. A syringe, a bottle of alcohol, and a vial of brown liquid were found with him. The coroner's report stated that the causes of death were early hepatic cirrhosis, multiple substance misuse, and hepatitis C. The employer's accident prevention program specifically prohibited drug and alcohol use on the company's premises.
Keywords: alcohol, hepatitis, work rules, drug overdose, liver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115174534 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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