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Accident: 201362993 - Employee Dies Of Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 201362993 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 07/09/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30877644207/09/20072491Desoto Treated Materials
On July 9, 2007, an employee was heat drilling holes into treated utility poles. The employee became overheated and went into the office with cramps and dizziness. The employee was first asked to go to the doctor, and the employee refused. The company took him home and later the afternoon that sheriff telephoned with news the employee had died.
Keywords: heat, heat exhaustion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308776442 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Laborers, except construction

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