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Accident: 108604.015 - Employee Suffers Cramping And Heat Exhaustion While Wearing

Accident: 108604.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 08/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339807.01508/16/2018National Response Corporation
At 4:30 p.m. on August 15, 2018, an employee was using a Tyvek suit and a half face respirator while working in an outdoor environment after working several days in a climate control environment. The employee had been experiencing some cramping during the past two days which were complicated by Rhabdomyolysis, dehydration, and early kidney failure. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: ppe, kidney, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat, respirator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Demolition   1 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1339807.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Hazardous Materials Removal Worker

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