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Accident: 91162.015 - Employee Goes Into Cardiac Arrest And Dies After Being Stung

Accident: 91162.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/14/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1162878.01507/14/2016Altfillisch Contractors, Inc.
At 10:30 a.m. on July 14, 2016, an employee was working for a firm that provided engineering services. He was operating earthmoving equipment and was performin g grading operations, compacting and moving dirt for site preparations. A cowork er was operating a bulldozer and the employee was removing trees close by. He st ruck a concrete block being inhabited by bees. A swarm of bees came out and atta cked the employee. He went into cardiac arrest as a result of the bee stings and died.
Keywords: bee sting, cardiac arrest, cardiovasc system, construction, earthmoving equip, shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1162878.015 69 M Fatality Grader, dozer and scraper operators FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal

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