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Accident: 200925733 - Employee Suffers Heart Attack, Later Dies

Accident: 200925733 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 07/16/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31358305607/20/20098211Ymca Of South Hampton Roads
Employee #1 returned to work after his normal working hours had concluded. Employee #1 was transferring boxed clothing from the bed of a mid-size pick-up truck to the interior floor of a trailer. Employee #1 was using a 4-wheeled dolly to transport the boxes up a handicap access ramp to the front door of the trailer when he collapsed, immediately outside of the front entry door. A security surveillance camera mounted on the rear of an elementary school, recorded Employee #1 appearing to be in distress as he ascended the ramp towards the front door at approximately 5:30 p.m. on the recording. Employee #1 was discovered by a security patrol officer at approximately 5:47 p.m. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and was pronounced dead at 6:39 p.m. The Medical Examiner certified Employee #1's death as "Natural" attributed to cardiovascular disease.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart, heart attack, cardiovasc disease
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313583056 Fatality Other Janitors and cleaners

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