Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 139402.015 - Employee Dies, Possible Heat Illness After Cooking Outdoors
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1548435.015||08/17/2021||722511||Power'S Irish Pub, Inc.|
Abstract: At 7:00 p.m. on August 12, 2021, an employee had been working at an outdoor barbeque event cooking in direct sunlight earlier in the day. Based upon data from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, Wet Bulb Globe Temperatures (WBGT) ranged from 76.9 degrees Fahrenheit at 7:51 AM, to 86.9 degrees Fahrenheit at 1:51 PM, and 91.2 degrees Fahrenheit at 4:51 PM. Using the same data, the heat index ranged from 73 degrees Fahrenheit at 7:51 AM , to 95.2 degrees Fahrenheit at 1:51 PM, and 74 degrees Fahrenheit at 4:51 PM. The employee returned to the kitchen where he collapsed and died from natural causes with possible exacerbation due to the heat.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1548435.015||42||M||Fatality||Cooks, except short order|