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Inspection: 305988404 - Charlotte Fire Department, Fire Station No.30

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte

Nr: 305988404Report ID: 0453730Open Date: 01/31/2003

Charlotte Fire Department, Fire Station No.30
213 Carothers St.
Charlotte, NC 28217
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: 228 East Ninth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:01/31/2003
Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing Close Case:04/29/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202075412Event: 01/25/2003Employee Died Due To Heart Attack
On January 25, 2003, Employee #1, a firefighter, was participating in a practice drill with coworkers. Employee #1 attempted to walk around the fire truck when, for some reason, he collapsed. Emergency services were contacted and coworkers attempted to provide first aid. He was known to have heart problems and was not doing strenuous physical activity. Employee #1 was hospitalized and pronounced dead due to a heart attack.
Keywords: firefighter, collapse, heart attack, cardiac arrest
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305988404 Fatality Other Chief exec's & gen'l administrators, public admin.

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