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Accident: 138624.015 - Employee Is Killed Due To High Heat Exposure

Accident: 138624.015 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 08/26/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1550224.01508/27/2021Usa General Contractors Corp
At 4:30 p.m. on August 26, 2021, an employee worked to install a flat rubber roo f system on a building. At the end of the workday, the employee descended to the ground and later found on the ground unresponsive. The employee was killed by h yperthermia from outdoor exposure to high heat, sun, and humidity.
Keywords: heat, installing, overheated, roof, roofer, unresponsive
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1550224.015 44 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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