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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14519607 - Oil Refinery Employee Dies Of Heat Exhaustion Or Stroke

Accident: 14519607 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 06/09/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10108311106/11/19867363Temporary Services Inc.
At the end of his work day, Employee #1, age 18, was cleaning up an oil spill at a refinery when he collapsed. He died as a result of heat stroke or exhaustion. Employee #1 had been wearing a slicker suit all day. The outside temperature was 88 degrees F and the humidity was 70 percent; the combined adjusted heat stress factor was 99 to 101 degrees F.
Keywords: work rules, cleaning, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, refinery, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101083111 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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