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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201087533 - Employee Dies While Cleaning Pool

Accident: 201087533 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/20/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30636246807/22/20063949Valley Pools Plastering

On July 20, 2006, Employee #1 was cleaning a residential swimming pool. He began to feel ill, sat down and collapsed. Employee #2 instructed the home owner to summon emergency medical services and then provided CPR to Employee #1. Sheriffs and the ambulance arrived at the site within 20 minutes. The medical team could not resuscitate Employee #1. He was pronounced dead at the site and transported to the morgue. The temperature in the Fresno County was 108 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity was 47 percent. The coroner determined that Employee #1 died from hyperthermia.

Keywords: heat, cpr, cleaning, heat stroke, pool, heat exchanger, high temperature

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306362468 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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