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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 312726920 - Geneva Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Naperville


Inspection Nr: 312726920
Report ID: 0521400
Open Date: 06/23/2009

Site Address:
Geneva Construction Company
Us Rt 30 .75 M East Of Il Rt 47
Yorkville, IL 60560

Mailing Address:
1350 Aurora Avenue, Aurora, IL 60507

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/30/2009

Emphasis: L:Arratran, S:Hwy Street Bridge Constr, S:Struck-By

Close Case:10/01/2009

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 361843295

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200824191
Event: 06/23/2009
Employee Dies Of Heat Stroke

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 23, 2009, an employee, a construction laborer was working with a road patch crew. The employee had rotated various job duties including driving a pick up truck, manual asphalt spreading, controlling a dump truck tailgate chute, and traffic signaling. The employee was signaling traffic, fell to one knee. He was placed in an air conditioned on site pick-up truck. Drinking water and body cooling water was provided at that time. Drinking water and other sport drinks had been provided and consumed by the employee prior to his collapse. Two cooling breaks had been taken at mid and late morning. The employee refused medical attention up to the point of loss of consciousness and convulsions. Emergency medical services was summoned by 911, the employee was packed in ice and transported to a local hospital and was pronounced a short time later.

Keywords:heat, construction, heat stroke, heat exhaustion

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312726920 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
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