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Accident: 202612438 - Computer Programmer Is Found Dead At Work Station

Accident: 202612438 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/17/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31479249009/17/20107371Shocking Technologies, Inc.
On September 17, 2010, an employee was working as a computer programmer. He arrived at work at approximately 7:47 a.m. He was found unconscious at his workstation at approximately 8:05 a.m. When emergency medical technicians arrived, it was observed that the employee's workstation was grounded both at the base and at the work table. The San Jose, California, police department notified the Division because of the configuration of the workstation. The Division initiated an investigation into this death as a possible incidental electrical contact. The cause of death has been determined by the Santa Clara County medical examiner not to be work-related. The cause of death was considered to be natural causes, due to the employee's personal health.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, unconsciousness, work station, cardiovasc disease, elec circ part--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314792490 Fatality Other Metallurgical and materials engineers

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