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Accident: 202634374 - School Custodian Sustains Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 202634374 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/07/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351326907/11/20118211San Bernardino City Unified School District
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 7, 2011, Employee #1, a custodial lead person with the San Bernardino City Unified School District, was part of a crew moving student desks within a school. They used dollies and a wheeled trash can to move the desks from one wing to another. Employee #1 began sweating profusely and feeling dizzy. He was hospitalized at St. Bernardino Hospital for heat exhaustion.
Keywords: heat, dizziness, manual mat handling, heat exhaustion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313513269 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Laborers, except construction

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