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Accident: 2735.015 - Employee Dies From Heart Attack

Accident: 2735.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
77364.01507/06/2011Essex Newbury Contracting Services Corp.
At 10:45 a.m. on July 5, 2011 Employee #1 was assigned to hand dig a pipe from t he ground, when the employee went to the bathroom outside. After not returning to the work area for over 20 minutes the foreman went to look for Employee #1 an d found him outside leaning against the railing and not feeling good. Employee # 1 was complaining about chest and back pains. The foreman then called over the second foreman, who in turn called emergency medical services and helped Employe e #1 lie down. Employee #1 stopped breathing and responding to anything. The for eman then proceeded to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on Employee #1 for about 4 to 5 minutes until the Paramedics arrived and took over and transported him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart attack
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 77364.015 43 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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