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Accident: 200100295 - Employee Dies Of Allergic Reaction To Bee Sting

Accident: 200100295 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 05/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On May 20, 1998, Employee #1 was lifting a box in a bicycle assembly department when he was stung by a bee. Approximately 25 minutes later, he began to experience difficulty in breathing. An ambulance was called and reached the facility within three minutes, but Employee #1 had gone into full cardio-respiratory arrest. He was transported to a local hospital, where he remained in a coma for three days before his life-support system was removed.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, respiratory, unconsciousness, allergic reaction, bee sting, cardiac arrest, animal bite
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301916581 Fatality Other Assemblers

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