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Accident: 201925492 - Employee Dies From Heat Stroke

Accident: 201925492 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31572233008/17/20110782Central Landscape And Maintenance, Inc.
On August 5, 2011, Employee #1, a landscaper, was mowing grass at a worksite. After approximately 20 minutes on the lawnmower, he became lightheaded and fainted. He was found by a coworker. The coworker placed him in the shade and gave him cold water. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. Employee #1 was transported to a hospital, where he later died. The preliminary cause of death was hyperthermia and it was noted that he had worked at another work site before this one.
Keywords: unconsciousness, heat stroke
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315722330 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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