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Accident: 202345468 - Employee Dies Of Heat-Related Illness

Accident: 202345468 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/18/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30932319408/19/20051522Clark Hunt Construction, Inc.
On August 18, 2005, Employee #1 was working as a laborer helping to lay pipe on a jobsite. After working in the sun all day, he began convulsing and vomiting, then collapsed and died of a heat-related illness.
Keywords: heat, installing, heat stroke, pipe, heat exhaustion, overheated, high temperature
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309323194 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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