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Accident: 3444.015 - Employee Has A Heart Attack While At Work And Dies

Accident: 3444.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 07/19/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
97547.01508/16/2011Graichen Sanitation Services
At 12:07 p.m. on July 9, 2011, an employee was assigned to work riding the back of a refuse collection truck. They began their route at approximately 7:45 am. Employee #1 was riding on the back of the truck at times, as well as in the cab during their route which involved travelling a variety of distances between customers as they picked up refuse contents from a variety of bins, dumpsters and other containers. They stopped at a convenience store at about 10:30 am for refreshments, when the Employee #1 began to exhibit signs of distress. He became unresponsive and an ambulance was summoned. He was transported to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead of a heart attack.
Keywords: garbage truck, heart attack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 97547.015 57 M Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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