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Accident: 202586418 - Worker Suffers Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 202586418 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 08/22/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348007108/27/20097363Mainstay Business Solution
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on August 22, 2009, a worker was employed by Mainstay Business Solution. The worker was collecting hazardous household waste in a school campus parking lot, and suffered a heat related injury. He was wearing a Tyvek suit as personal protection against chemical splash. The worker's body started to cramp, and he complained about pain in his abdomen. He was given first aid treatment and was immediately transported by ambulance to Valley Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for treatment of heat exhaustion.
Keywords: loading, heat, abdomen, ppe, hazardous waste, mech mat handling, heat exhaustion, overheated, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313480071 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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