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Accident: 202474920 - Employee Has Heart Attack While Operating Bulldozer

Accident: 202474920 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 05/29/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718822706/04/20084959Usa Waste Of California Inc Dba Nu-Way Arrow Land
At approximately 8:10 a.m. on May 29, 2008, Employee #1, who had been employed at a landfill for concrete and dirt since February of 2006, had a heart attack while operating a compactor/bulldozer. Employee #1 was transported to Arcadia Methodist Hospital and was hospitalized for treatment of his condition, until May 31, 2008. Employee #1 had been trained in the hazards associated with heat illness at the work place.
Keywords: heart attack, equipment operator, landfill, cardiovasc disease, bulldozer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307188227 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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