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Accident: 137531.015 - Employee Dies After Running From Office To Plant

Accident: 137531.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1544214.01506/15/2021Hi Grade Materials Co.
At 6:00 a.m. on June 15, 2021, an employee was batching from inside a trailer of fice. The employee began running between the trailer office to the plant to conn ect a "guppy" to the main plant hopper to provide additional fly ash to the syst em. The employee ran four times between the trailer and the plant, a distance of approximately 50 feet. The employee began sweating excessively, vomited and wen t inside his air-conditioned vehicle to cool off. The employee exited his vehicl e, vomited again, removed his shoes and went back inside his vehicle. The employ ee was found unconscious by a coworker. Emergency services were called and emplo yees and paramedics attempted to resuscitate the employee. The employee died at the scene due to acute cardiac dysfunction and atherosclerotic cardiovascular di sease.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, cardiovasc disease, cpr, mill--plant, office area, unconsciousness, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1544214.015 44 M Fatality

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