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Accident: 880518 - Employee Dies Of Bee Sting

Accident: 880518 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 08/24/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10712335809/01/19940279Oakes Honey Company
Employee #1, who was working in a honey extraction room, was stung on the neck by a bee. He suffered an immediate severe reaction to the bee sting and died from cardiac arrest secondary to asphyxiation. A bee sting kit was available to the employee, but because the bee stung him in the neck, the kit would likely have been ineffective.
Keywords: asphyxiated, bee sting, agriculture, cardiac arrest
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107123358 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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