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Accident: 78948.015 - Employee Is Killed From Heat Stress While Cleaning Work Site

Accident: 78948.015 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 07/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1085826.01508/14/2015L & L Interior Contracting Services Corp.
At 9:30 p.m. on July 21, 2015, an employee, a construction worker, was doing som e light demolition and clean-out of debris from a hospital worksite. The employ ee collapsed at the end of a 7-hour work shift and was killed from heat-induced seizures. The ambient temperature on that day reached 91 degrees Fahrenheit.
Keywords: collapse, construction, demolition, heat, heat stroke
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition Under $50,000 7 70 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1085826.015 40 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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