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Accident: 99113.015 - Worker Pouring Concrete Is Sickened By Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 99113.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260716.01509/01/2017Hb Parkco Construction, Inc.; Parkco Building Company
At 2:45 p.m. on August 30, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in the construction of a parking structure. He was on the 5th level and working in direct sunlight with an outdoor temperature of approximately 88 degrees Fahrenheit. As Employee #1 helped to clean forms and pour concrete columns, he experienced a headache, numbness in his arms and hands, dizziness, and incoherence, and he stopped sweating. Employee #1 was provided water, and emergency services were called. He was transported to the hospital, treated for heat exhaustion, and released without hospitalization.
Keywords: pouring, dizziness, headache, heat exhaustion, heat, construction, building, column, concrete form work, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1260716.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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