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Accident: 202366001 - Employee Dies Of Heat Stroke

Accident: 202366001 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 06/26/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31010508507/05/20061623Cascade Equipment & Constructi

On June 26, 2006, Employee #1 was laying pipe. Late in the day he didn't feel well. He sat and rested for approximately 10 minutes and then had a seizure. He was taken to Skyline Hospital in White Salmon and then transferred to Emmanuel Hospital in Portland where he was diagnosed with a heat stroke. Employee #1 died five days later.

Keywords: heat, construction, trench, heat stroke, heat exhaustion
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310105085 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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