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Accident: 202539524 - Employee Experiences Nauseau And Fatigue While Working

Accident: 202539524 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/02/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30086900509/04/20081521Smith Emery Company
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on September 2, 2008, Employee #1, an inspector, was at a cinema roof, performing steel inspection. He was feeling a little weak and went down stairs to the restroom. In the bathroom he started to sweat so he walked towards his work box area, where a coworker gave him some milk. The employee immediately vomited and emergency medical services were called. He was taken to the hospital and was given an injection to prevent nausea and vomiting. A hand held nebulizer treatment with breathing medication was administered because he sounded congested. Employee #1 was diagnosed with weakness, malaise, fatigue and near syncope but was not hospitalized. He was released after four hours without any work restrictions and was advised that his blood work and EKG were normal. The employee attributes his symptoms and condition to his personal medical condition and not work related. He did not want to disclose additional information about his medical condition and did not want to sign a medical record release form the hospital.
Keywords: fatigue, vomit
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300869005 Non Hospitalized injury Other Construction inspectors FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Surveying
FatCause: Other

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