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Accident: 201281763 - Employee Working On A Roof Dies From Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 201281763 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/17/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30783371506/17/20041761Premium Roofing Service, Inc.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 17, 2004, Employee #1 was removing roofing material when a coworker observed him with clammy skin and disoriented. The coworker helped him to relax, sat him down, and put water and ice on him. Employee #1 died of heat exhaustion.
Keywords: heat, roof, construction, roofer, heat exhaustion, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307833715 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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