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Accident: 48606.015 - Employee Suffers Heart Attack, Collapses And Dies Near Rail

Accident: 48606.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 07/17/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
921602.01507/18/2013Mbf Industries, Inc.
At 5:30 p.m. on July 17, 2013, an employee was using compressed air to blow dust off a rail car after completing a metal grit blasting operation. The employee collapsed from a standing position and died from natural causes due to an enlarged heart.
Keywords: railroad car, cardiac arrest, cardiovasc disease, heart attack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 921602.015 26 M Fatality Other

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