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Accident: 79110.015 - Employee Is Killed By Heat Stress

Accident: 79110.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/05/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1087900.01508/28/2015Tecta America Southeast Llc
At 3:45 p.m. on August 5, 2015, an employee was taking waste into the dump box, opening cans of adhesive and cleaning the general area at Bldg105 roof area. Emp loyee initially complained of being hot. Employee was made to sit in a makeshift shade area on the roof and given water. Employee stated he has feeling better and resumed working after 10-15 minutes. Employee worked for 10-15 minutes more and then started vomiting. Employee was brought down off the roof into a shaded area and given more water to drink. Employee was killed due to heat stress/hear t attack.
Keywords: heart attack, heat
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1087900.015 60 M Fatality Roofers: Helpers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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