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Accident: 200355519 - Employee Is Overcome By Heat Exhaustion And Dies

Accident: 200355519 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/04/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31004629708/09/20060132Olan Dunn Farms
On August 3, 2006, Employee #1 was working at a tobacco farm, when he stated to coworkers that he was not feeling well because of the heat. His coworkers were escorting him to a shelter, when they placed a call to emergency medical services. Emergency medical technicians arrived within approximately six minutes and attended to Employee #1, who was still responsive at this time. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead approximately one-and-a-half hours later.
Keywords: agriculture, heat stroke, heat exhaustion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310046297 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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