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Accident: 108908.015 - Employee Gets Heat Exhaustion And Collapses While Delivering

Accident: 108908.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1344416.01509/06/2018U.S. Postal Service
At 3:00 p.m. on August 17, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a postal service, was driving back to the station after delivering mail. She was nauseated, vomited, a nd collapsed in the post office parking lot. Employee #1 was hospitalized and tr eated for heat exhaustion with acute kidney failure, dehydration, and nausea wit h vomiting.
Keywords: delivery work, heat exhaustion, kidney, nausea, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1344416.015 49 F Hospitalized injury Mail carriers, postal service

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