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Accident: 28255.015 - Employee Is Killed From Heat Stroke/Heat Stress

Accident: 28255.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/31/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
557799.01508/01/2012Ramirez General Construction Company
At 11:45 a.m. on July 31, 2012, an employee was performing roofing work. The emp loyee used normal roofing materials for the operation. The employee took a break from his roofing work and laid down under a tree to rest, and paased out. His c oworkers attempted to wake him up but could not get any response, so they called 911. The employee was transported to the hospital with a body temperature of 11 0 degrees. The employee later passed away at the hospital at or about 6:00 p.m. that day.
Keywords: heat exhaustion, heat stroke, unconsciousness
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 557799.015 44 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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