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Accident: 201000148 - Firefighter Collapses And Dies Following A Parade

Accident: 201000148 -- Report ID: 0253690 -- Event Date: 06/22/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30697941006/23/20059224V/O Ossining Fire Dept.
On June 22, 2005, Employee #1 was working as a firefighter. Following a parade, he was placing flags that had been used during the parade onto a truck, when he collapsed from an apparent heart attack. Resuscitation efforts were initiated immediately but were unsuccessful. He was dead. Employee #1 had experienced heart trouble approximately 21 years ago, but he was reported to be in good health. He walked several miles per day. A witness reported that Employee #1 showed no signs of distress during the parade, and that he was not subject to high exertion levels during or after the parade.
Keywords: firefighter, cpr, heart attack, cardiac arrest
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306979410 Fatality Other Firefighting occupations

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