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Accident: 50266.015 - Employee Dies From Heart Attack

Accident: 50266.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 07/27/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
922500.01507/22/2013Carlson Racine Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc.
On July 20, 2013, an employee had been installing a new roof on a school, and returned to his home and went to sleep for a nap. The employee got up later in the day and collapsed immediately. Emergency services were contacted and the employee was transported to Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center where he was placed on a hypothermia regiment after resuscitation. The employee was taken off life support on July 27, 2013, and died. The cause of death was recorded as cardiac arrest precipitated by respiratory arrest.
Keywords: respiratory, heat, heart attack, cardiac arrest, cardiovasc system
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 922500.015 31 M Fatality Heat Exhaustion Roofers FallDist:
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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