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Accident: 200610319 - Employee Dies Of Drug-Induced Heart Failure

Accident: 200610319 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/31/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30044702607/31/19988211St. Joseph Regional School
Employee #1, a school janitor, was found dead on the job. The cause of death was initially thought to be a heart attack, and no inspection was to be conducted until Employee #1's brother requested OSHA further investigate the case. The autopsy results indicated that the cause of death was acute cocaine intoxication. Local police were informed and no OSHA inspection was conducted.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart, janitor, heart attack, drug overdose, inhalation, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300447026 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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