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Accident: 200515518 - Worker Suffers From Heart Attack While Stripping Floor

Accident: 200515518 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 12/28/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31623101812/29/20117361Volt Info Science Inc Dba Volt Workforce Solutions
On December 28, 2011, Employee #1, of Volt Info Science Inc Dba Volt Workforce, was using a wet-vacuum to suck up water on the floor during the floor stripping process. His coworker was using a mop and bucket to wipe up water from the floor. The coworker heard a change in the pitch of the vacuum and turned around to see Employee #1 lying on the floor. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital, where he died. The medical examiner ruled the death as cardiovascular disease or a heart attack.
Keywords: heart attack, vacuum cleaner, cleaning, housekeeping
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316231018 Occupation not reported

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