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Accident: 201981438 - Employee Killed By Heart Attack

Accident: 201981438 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 04/23/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30144182005/25/19994213Hardy Brothers, Inc.
On April 23, 1999, Employee #1 fell on a warehouse dock striking his head on a small portable battery charger receiving a severe forehead laceration. Employee #1 was killed. Upon autopsy it was discover that the cause of death was a severe heart attack with no contributing factor from the head injury. It appears that Employee #1 experienced the severe heart attack as he was turning away from a coworker on the dock and was heading toward the exit door. It was determined that Employee #1 fell due to his heart attack and not due to any trip or slip hazard present at the work site.
Keywords: head, warehouse, heart attack, battery charger, struck against, laceration, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301441820 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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