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Accident: 200090256 - Employee Dies Of Heart Attack While Delivering Chemicals

Accident: 200090256 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 07/25/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30266925407/25/20004213Roy Brothers Transportation, Inc.
Employee #1 was off-loading methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and isopropyl alcohol from a truck into some storage tanks. He had climbed to the top of the truck to open the air vents prior to pumping the chemicals. Employee #1 had just descended when he slumped against his ladder, collapsed, and died. Earlier that day, he had unloaded some propylene glycol at another location without incident. Employee 1 had a history of heart disease.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, delivery work, heart, heart attack, off loading, chemical, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302669254 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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