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Accident: 312668221 - Employee Experiences Heat Illness During Training Exercise

Accident: 312668221 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 09/30/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31266822110/03/20114932Southern California Gas Company
On September 30, 2011, Employee #1 was working at Southern California Gas Company in Pico Rivera, CA. He was digging and back filling a trench, as part of training activities. The supervisor noticed that Employee #1 was not feeling well and had him sit down for approximately 50 minutes. Employee #1 began to show serious symptoms of heat illness. The supervisor treated Employee #1 on site and transported him to Whittier Presbyterian Hospital. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for severe dehydration. The employer reported the heat-related injury/illness to West Covina District Office on October 1, 2011.
Keywords: trench, trench digger, heat exhaustion, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312668221 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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