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Accident: 200536100 - Worker Dies After Asthma Attack And Cardiac Arrest

Accident: 200536100 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/23/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31731033207/29/20131799Kinzler Construction Services
On July 23, 2013, Employee #1, employed by a construction services company, was installing insulation at a commercial building. While spraying foam insulation, he experienced a severe asthma attack followed by cardiac arrest. Emergency services were called, and he was transported by ambulance to the hospital, where he died on July 26, 2013.
Keywords: heart, respiratory, lung, installing, construction, inhalation, cardiac arrest, thermal insulation, chemical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317310332 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Plastering
FatCause: Other

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