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Accident: 201763695 - Employee Dies From Heat Stress

Accident: 201763695 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 08/04/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31454274708/05/20102421Premier Timber Products, Inc
At approximately 6:28 p.m. on August 4, 2010, Employee #1 completed his work day at the facility he was employed. Shortly after clocking off work, he entered the employer's office and appeared to be incoherent. Despite his behavior/condition, Employee #1 exited the office and continued to the parking lot, where his car was parked. Employee #1 was later found by a coworker on his hands and knees near his vehicle. Employee #1 was brought into the employer's office and emergency services were called, who provided instructions for treating heat stress by phone until a paramedic team arrived at the facility. Employee #1 was taken to a hospital located about 25 miles from the facility, where he died from apparent heat stress complications.
Keywords: heat exhaustion, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314542747 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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