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Accident: 202461653 - Employee At Construction Site Dies From Heat Stress

Accident: 202461653 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/03/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31037953208/04/20061751Doris Janssen Enterprises
On August 3, 2006, Employee #1 was employed by a firm that did carpentry and flooring work. He had been working all day at a construction site, when he experienced heat stress and other symptoms. He lost consciousness and collapsed. He was given medical assistance at the site by emergency medical technicians. He was pronounced dead at the scene via cellphone by a local medical center physician.
Keywords: unconsciousness, collapse, carpenter, construction, heat stroke, heat exhaustion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310379532 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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