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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 lev el and working in direct sunlight with an outdoor temperature of approximately 8 8 degrees Fahrenheit. As Employee #1 helped to clean forms and pour concrete co lumns, he experienced a headache, numbness in his arms and hands, dizziness, and incoherence, and he stopped sweating. Employee #1 was provided water, and emer gency services were called. He was transported to the hospital, treated for hea t exhaustion, and released without hospitalization.
Keywords: building, column, concrete, concrete form work, construction, dizziness, headache, heat, heat exhaustion, pouring
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 Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Forming

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