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Accident: 200213031 - Employee Dies From Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 200213031 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 09/28/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31597914609/30/20113272Allan Edwards, Inc.
At approximately 2:50 p.m. on September 29, 2011, Employee #1 and two coworkers were disassembling and assembling concrete cast forms, outside, under the sun, with no shade. There were 6 full rows and 20 full columns of concrete cast forms and one partial row of 8 concrete cast forms. The employees prepared 8 concrete cast forms and then poured concrete from the concrete truck. Employee #1 was working with a concrete cast form in the second row, fourth concrete cast form from the right. Employee #1 walked 73.58 feet to the truck to get two bottles of water. He walked back 37.67 feet to give one of the coworkers a bottle of water. He then walked 101.33 feet back to his work position. After 15 minutes, the other coworker went to look for Employee #1 to see if he had a hammer. When Employee #1 did not answer, the other coworker looked in his direction and saw Employee #1 slumped over. The coworker called for help, but Employee #1 had died of heat exhaustion.
Keywords: concrete form work, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, concrete, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315979146 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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