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Accident: 202602355 - Employee Suffers Heart Attack While Working And Dies

Accident: 202602355 -- Report ID: 0551703 -- Event Date: 06/27/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31681127207/01/20134941City Of Columbia - Public Works Dept.
On June 27, 2013, Employee #1 was driving a vehicle. His work involved routine inspection of water stations and location of water lines for excavation projects. A coworker was with him as he drove. While driving, Employee #1 lost consciousness and then slumped over the steering wheel. His coworker was able to stop the vehicle and place it in park. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. A local police department arrived and administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation as well as used an automatic defibrillator while waiting for the ambulance. Employee #1 was transported to local hospital, where he died.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, unconsciousness, driver, cardiovasc disease, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316811272 Fatality Other Water and sewage treatment plant operators

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