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If you died at work, would anyone notice?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by surfsupl, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:21 AM
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    surfsupl

    surfsupl [OP] Well-Known Member

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    In some jobs, you don’t feel appreciated and in some jobs you feel just like a cog in the machine, but at least it’s comforting to know that if you suddenly keeled over in the middle of work that someone would notice pretty quickly. Sadly, that’s not the case for 51 year old Rebecca Wells, who died suddenly last Friday in her cubicle at the LA County Department of Internal Services and wasn’t discovered dead until Saturday afternoon.[​IMG]


    She was slumped over on her desk in the L.A. County Department of Internal Services.
    “I came in Saturday to do a little work, and I saw them when they were taking her out,” co-worker Hattie Robertson told KTLA.
    The exact time of death is not clear, but detectives say that, at worst, she had been dead for a day before her body was discovered. The last time a co-worker saw her alive was Friday morning around 9:00 a.m., according to Downy police detectives.
     
  2. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    That's sad and ridiculously f'd up!
     
  3. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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  4. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:24 AM
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    rcbs204

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    Probably thought she was asleep.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:24 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    I should be so lucky! My phone rings if I take too long in the can.
     
  6. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    thats fukd up
     
  7. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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    BryWi

    BryWi Psalm 109:8

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    Yeah, because someone would have to move my body to make a delivery.

    Hell, hopefully they would know I was dead :confused: :D

    51? Sheet, I'm 52 :anonymous:
     
  8. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:31 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    everyone i work with is brain dead.does that count for anything
     
  9. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Not till payday when I didn't sign any cheques .
     
  10. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:35 AM
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    macgyver

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    That's kinda sad that no one found her for a day. I could see that happening here at my current work. Our cubes are about 6ft tall and hardly anyone works in my wing of the building.

    I had a co-worker die at my last job one morning. He had a massive heart attack and died instantly. Collapsed on his keyboard in his cube. Luckily his manager was in the cube next to him and saw it happen.
     
  11. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:38 AM
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    I think my partner and patient would notice. Or even worse John Q Public as the ambulance I'm driving veers into a building or oncoming traffic.
     
  13. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    That's awful...
     
  14. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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  15. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:25 PM
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    That is so sad...
     
  16. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    XSB41 If I had a hammer...

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  17. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:52 PM
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    When the helo fell outta the sky...Yeah...Someone would know.

    But if I were in my office- It could be a day or two...
     
  18. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    They sure would
     
  19. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:57 PM
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    rb11701

    rb11701 Oh yeah!

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    Some customer would complain the broccoli wasn't fresh and would complain. Then I would get fired.
     
  20. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    You'd be fired even AFTER you were dead?

    Thats harsh.
     
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