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Accident: 87486.015 - Employee Becomes Ill And Dies

Accident: 87486.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 08/02/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1167515.01508/02/2016K Power Global Logistics
On August 08, 2016 at 11:43 a.m., a 30-year old male who was a general laborer was unloading a sea container, when he felt sick and had cramps after lunch. His supervisor noticed that he was not sweating as the other employees were. When he was asked whether he was OK, he reported that he was feeling dizzy. A supervisor walked him over to the break room and he went weak. The employee died.The coroner determined the cause of the employee's sudden cardiac death to be a consequence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Another condition contributing to but not related to the immediate cause of death, said the Coroner, was methamphetamine intake.
Keywords: containerized cargo, heart attack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1167515.015 30 M Fatality Other

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