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Accident: 99259.015 - Employee Is Hospitalized With Heat Exhaustion

Accident: 99259.015 -- Report ID: 1054191 -- Event Date: 08/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265898.01508/17/20179224317718061 - City Of Hillsboro
At 12:30 p.m. on August 18, 2017, an amployee, a Fire Fighter, was performing physical training, and hypo-physical activities, including: running, physical agility testing, 45-lb squats, climbing ladders, running around the fire station and jogging with fire fighting equipment. He took frequent breaks, but as a result of the hot temperatures, the employee sustained heat exhaustion, muscle cramps, and was then hospitalized overnight.
Keywords: train, heat, fire fighter, heat exhaustion, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1265898.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations FallDist:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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