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Accident: 200677458 - Employee Dies Of Heat Stroke While Replacing Condenser Unit

Accident: 200677458 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/02/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31214770507/03/20087623Affordable Air & Heat, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 2, 2008, Employee #1 replaced an old condenser unit at a residential home. He was installing armor flex around the copper pipes located at the back of the condenser unit when he was killed from probable exertional heatstroke. According to the housekeeper, Employee #1 appeared to be lethargic and asked for water on numerous occasions. Employee #2 was working directly with the deceased and when Employee #1 fell to the ground, Employee #2 performed CPR while Employee #3 talked to the 911 operator.
Keywords: cpr, air conditioner, heat stroke, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312147705 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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