Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR05 - (Worker-Allergy-Death)

EDMONTON. x-10s. The family of an Edmonton man with a nut allergy says he died after visiting a work site where walnut shells were used to blast paint off walls. Justin Mathews went into anaphylactic shock at the city's Rossdale fire station on October 2nd. He suffered brain damage and was taken off life support five days later. Mabel Mathews says her son had been hired by a friend to do air quality testing at the building, and the friend knew of the allergy.

("...some nuts.") (SOURCE: The Canadian Press)

TAG: Alberta Occupational Health and Safety investigators are looking into the death. Spokesman Trent Bancarz says the case is unusual.

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PR04 - (Worker-Allergy-Death)

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