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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1257079.015 - Adkins Timber Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 1257079.015Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 08/22/2017

Adkins Timber Products, Inc.
22180 State Route 60
Beverly, OH 45715
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 321113/Sawmills
Mailing: P.O. Box 387, Beverly, OH 45715

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:12/07/2017
Close Case:12/21/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1254449   Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 98366.015Event: 08/19/2017Employee Dies From Heat Stroke
At 12:30 p.m. on August 19, 2017, an employee was working at the end of the sawmill production process, removing boards from the line and stacking them nearby. The employee collapsed to the ground in the work area. The nearby employees attempted to assist the employee and give the employee water, but the employee was not able to respond. The employee was moved into a truck with air conditioning, and the supervisor told the office staff about the situation. The Administrative Assistant then called 911. The employee remained in the truck until the ambulance arrived and transported the employee to the hospital. The employee was diagnosed with heat stroke and remained in the hospital for three days. The employee collapsed at the hospital and passed away from cardiac arrest due to heat stroke on August 19, 2017.
Keywords: heat, heat stroke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257079.015 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Laborers, except construction

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