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Accident: 87541.015 - Employee Dies From Heat Stress

Accident: 87541.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 08/07/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1167945.01508/08/2016Hydrogreen, Llc
At approximately 3:00 a.m. on August 7, 2016, Employee #1 was assisting in the l iming, fertilizing, seeding, and installation of erosion control mats on a compl eted section of a gas pipeline construction project. At approximately 5:45 pm Em ployee #1 was taking garbage out of the back of a vehicle when he became dizzy. He sat down and immediately began slurring his words. Emergency services were ca lled and responded in six minutes, but Employee #1 was unresponsive. Employee #1 was hospitalized and later died of heat stress.
Keywords: heat, heat stroke
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Other   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1167945.015 29 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Landscaping

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