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Accident: 70043.015 - Employee Dies Of Respiratory Illness After Exposure To Oak S

Accident: 70043.015 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 01/14/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1019426.01501/22/2015Oak Creations, Inc.
At approximately 8:15 p.m., an employee was killed after 15-year exposure to sawdust and silica. The exposure to sawdust and sandpaper came from making cabinets. The coroners report stated that the employee's lungs were filled with oak sawdust and silica from sandpaper.
Keywords: respiratory, sawdust
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1019426.015 55 M Fatality Other Cabinet makers and bench carpenters

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