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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201580792 Event: 05/01/2002Employee Died From Heart Attack
On May 1, 2002, Employee #1 was working from scaffolding to bolt a motor onto a provisioning crane. The worksite was located approximately 20 yards from the nearest hatch or product piping and in an area with good natural ventilation. Employee #1 broke for lunch and on his way down from the scaffolding complained of chest pain to some coworkers and asked for their help. As the coworkers walked Employee #1, along the pier, to the main house, he had a heart attack. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: heart attack, engine, cardiac arrest, crane, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303758882 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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