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Accident: 71642.015 - Employee Dies From Asthma Attack

Accident: 71642.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 10/04/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1033227.01510/06/2014Malteurop North America Inc.
At 6:57 p.m. on September 29, 2014, an employee was operating the control panel to move malt materials and sustained an acute asthma attack. The employee contac ted his supervisor and stated that he was having difficulty breathing. The emplo yee was transported to a local hospital and died on October 6, 2014 from anoxic brain injury caused by asthma exacerbation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, grain dust
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1033227.015 37 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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