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Accident: 201991999 - Employee Dies Of Heat Stroke While Pouring Concrete

Accident: 201991999 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 06/24/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30926978508/01/20051771Bowman Brothers Concrete, Inc.

Between June 22 and June 27, 2005, during the days of the project, the employee worked in the morning with Bowman Brothers Concrete, Inc., BBC, and proceeded to a second site job not affiliated with BBC Inc approximately at 12:00 noon. The employee and his coworkers performed the construction of a driveway and poured concrete. This second side job was performed voluntarily by all the workers involved. There was no written contract but a verbal agreement with the owner of the house. Personnel from this job were cement masons and concrete finishers that placed and finished concrete. On June 24, 2005, the employee was found unconscious and away from the job site. The Gilbert Fire Department responded to a medical emergency call from a passing motorist who stopped to assist the employee. On June 27, the employee never regained consciousness and died while receiving treatment.

Keywords: heat stroke, heat exhaustion, concrete
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 12 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309269785 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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