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Accident: 107811.015 - Employee Experiences Heat Exhaustion While Mowing Grass

Accident: 107811.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 07/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1334208.01507/30/2018Skookum Educational Programs
At 10:45 a.m. on July 20, 2018, Employee #1 was mowing grass on the playground o utside of Building 6318. The weather was sunny, at 85 degrees with a heat index of 87, and humidity at 64 percent. The employee became overheated and was admitt ed to the hospital for excessive fluid loss.
Keywords: heat exhaustion, high temperature, lawn mower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1334208.015 55 M Hospitalized injury

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