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College of Human Medicine

Toxic Exposure

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 154 57-year-old tub re-glazer died from arteriosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease with a contributory cause of methylene chloride poisoning while stripping a bathtub.
Case 278 45-year-old construction superintendent drowned in a manhole after he was overcome by the manhole atmosphere while descending a ladder to rescue another worker who had been overcome by the atmosphere.
Case 42 23-year-old painter died following inhalation of volatile paint products while working in a residential basement.