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Accident: 88392.015 - Employee Dies Of Heart Attack On Hot Day.

Accident: 88392.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 09/01/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1176023.01509/08/2016Witt O'Brien'S
At 2:00 p.m. on September 1, 2016, an employee was monitoring in-coming vehicle deliveries. The heat index for the day was listed at 108 degrees Fahrenheit. The workers were protected with umbrellas and tents. They had water and other drink s to keep hydrated. The employee complained about his chest being very tight the n passed out. The emergency rescue paramedic suspected cardiac arrest. The heat index was listed as 108 the day of the incident and 104 for two days before the incident.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart attack, heat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1176023.015 72 M Fatality

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