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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201923224 Event: 07/22/2004Employee Dies From Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
On July 22, 2004, an employee working the night shift, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., complained to coworkers that he felt ill beginning at the start of his shift. At approximately 1:10 a.m. while his supervisor was asking him how he felt, the employee's eyes rolled back in his head and he collapsed. The preliminary finding by the medical examiner's office revealed that the employee died from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. An autopsy revealed the presence of drugs and alcohol in his bloodstream.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, alcohol, cardiovasc disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306481573 Fatality Other Hand packers and packagers

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