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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1427404.015 - U.S. Postal Service

Inspection Information - Office: Des Moines

Nr: 1427404.015Report ID: 0728100Open Date: 08/30/2019

U.S. Postal Service
1532 Spencer Street
Grinnell, IA 50112
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 491110/Postal Service
Mailing: 932 Broad Street, Grinnell, IA 50112

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Close Case:12/13/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1492227    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119446.015Event: 08/27/2019Employee Suffers Allergic Reaction To Wasp Sting And Dies Fr
At 1:35 a.m. on August 27, 2019, an employee was delivering mail to a residential home when he was stung three times by a wasp. The employee had an allergic reaction to the sting and when into anaphylactic shock which caused a heart attack. The employee was admitted to the hospital; however, he died from his injury.
Keywords: bee sting, allergic reaction, cardiac arrest, heart attack
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427404.015 Fatality Other Mail carriers, postal service

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