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Accident: 200712834 - Employee Dies Of Heat Stroke

Accident: 200712834 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 04/23/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30865117304/26/20061794Elmer Cadena
On April 18, 2006, Employee #1, a worker who was on the job for two days, was admitted into the hospital with a body temperature of 108.8 degrees Fahrenheit. The high outside temperature for the day was recorded as 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The previous day's high temperature was 102 degrees Fahrenheit. On April 23, 2006, Employee #1 died as a result of medical complications due to heat stroke.
Keywords: excavation, heat, construction, heat stroke, inexperience, heat exhaustion, high temperature
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308651173 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Forming
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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