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Accident: 108945.015 - Employee Incurs Heat-Related Illness While Delivering Mail

Accident: 108945.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1344760.01509/07/2018U. S. Postal Service
At 12:00 p.m. on August 22, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a postal service, was delivering mail. While working during the hot day, his chronic personal medical condition was exacerbated. He had symptoms such as high blood pressure, loss of control of muscles in his face, and dizziness. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: heat-related illness , high blood pressure, delivery work, heat, dizziness
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1344760.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Other Mail carriers, postal service

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