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Accident: 202562757 - Employee Has Heart Attack And Dies

Accident: 202562757 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/29/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31234942608/06/20081711Critchfield Mechanical, Inc
At approximately 6:05 a.m. on July 29, 2008, Employee #1 was a plumber. He and a coworker were laying out materials and tools to start work. He complained about abdominal pain from his ribs. Later, coworkers observed Employee #1 on the floor, moving from side to side and vomiting. A coworker administered CPR until the paramedics arrived. Employee #1 was treated at O'Connor Hospital in San Jose, CA, where he later died. He apparently had a heart attack.
Keywords: heart, abdomen, cpr, heart attack, plumbing, vomit
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312349426 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Other

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