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Accident: 202449906 - Employee Is Hospitalized For Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 202449906 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/28/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060493911/20/20081542Gimel Properties Llc
At approximately 2:00 p.m., on October 28, 2008, Employee #1 was digging a trench for electrical lines. The temperature was 100.7 degrees Fahrenheit and the relative humidity was 71. Employee #1 felt cramps in his whole body and then he collapsed. He was hospitalized for two days due to heat exhaustion.
Keywords: heat, electric cable, trench, trench digger, heat exhaustion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310604939 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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