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Accident: 200623924 - Employee Dies From Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 200623924 -- Report ID: 0454721 -- Event Date: 08/10/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31030596608/14/20062844Kik Custom Products Inc
On August 10, 2006, Employee #1, a forklift operator, returned to work after being out on medical leave due to high blood pressure. During operation of a forklift, she parked it and entered the restroom area. Around 10:00 p.m. a coworker found Employee #1 in the restroom slumped over and unconscious on a bench. It was later determined that Employee #1 died from complications associated with heat exhaustion.
Keywords: unconsciousness, equipment operator, industrial truck, heat exhaustion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310305966 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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