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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201177953 Event: 05/29/2005Employee Dies From Hepatitis C Complications
On May 29, 2005, Employee #1, working for Johnson & Johnson Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Co., died of liver cancer with complication from Hepatitis C. The employee serviced blood analyzing instruments in hospitals and laboratories that bought them from the employer. There was no record of any exposure incident such as a needle stick or a blood splash.
Keywords: hepatitis, toxic atmosphere, health care facility, liver, lab worker, cancer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300884780 Fatality Cancer Dental laboratory & medical appliance technicians

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