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Accident: 201492865 - Employee Suffers From Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 201492865 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/22/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31291304906/19/20091522West Valley Construction
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on June 22, 2009, Employee #1 was working at a road and curb maintenance and construction company. He was found sitting in the shade and was placed in an air conditioned truck and transported back to the air conditioned office. He declined medical treatment. At approximately 5:00 p.m., he went to a hospital complaining that he felt weak, shaky and was vomiting. He was treated and released.
Keywords: heat, construction, heat exhaustion, hot water, vomit
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312913049 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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