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Accident: 201860889 - Worker Dies From Methadone Toxicity, According To Coroner

Accident: 201860889 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 12/30/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31380913901/05/20103441Fab Steel, Inc.
On December 30, 2009, a spray painter was exposed to solvents such as ethylbenzene, toluene, xylene, naphtha, and mineral spirits. He died on the job, and the coroner's report listed his cause of death as "acute methadone toxicity."
Keywords: respiratory, flammable vapors, xylene, drug overdose, spray painting, naphtha, paint, toluene, cardiac arrest, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313809139 Fatality Other Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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