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Accident: 107391.015 - Employee Is Overcome By Furnace'S Heat And Experiences Dehyd

Accident: 107391.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 07/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1330422.01507/17/2018Dow Corning Alabama, Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on July 11, 2018, an employee was conducting furnace tapping work t asks while wearing the appropriate personal protection equipment and became dehy drated before being overcome by the furnace's heat. The employee began vomiting and was sent to the hospital by ambulance. The employee was admitted to the ho spital.
Keywords: furnace, heat, heat exhaustion, ppe, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1330422.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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