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Accident: 51026.015 - Employee Is Exposed To Heat Stress And Is Killed

Accident: 51026.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 08/21/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
933966.01508/22/2013Koch Construction Company, Inc
At 9:00 a.m. on August 21, 2013, Employee #1 was breaking bags of masonary sand and shoveling the sand into a concrete mixer. The employee sat down to take a sh ort break, then decided to go sit in an air conditioned vehicle. As he stood up to move to the vehicle, he collapsed and died.
Keywords: air conditioner, collapse, concrete mixer, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 933966.015 27 M Fatality Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks

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