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Inspection: 125829275 - Shasta County Health & Human Services Opportunity

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 125829275Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 07/18/2013

Shasta County Health & Human Services Opportunity
2255 Abernathy Ln
Redding, CA 96003
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8322/Individual and Family Social Services
NAICS: 624120/Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
Mailing: 1450 Court St #348, Redding, CA 96001

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/26/2013
Close Case:12/10/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170784672Event: 07/18/2013Employee Collaspes While Sweeping Warehouse, Pronounced Dead
On July 18, 2013, Employee #1 was working in a large warehouse-type facility that was largely void of air conditioning. While sorting colored glass on a conveyor belt, the recycling and sorting line stopped at approximately 2:30 p.m. for the day. After exiting the line, the employee complained of being hot, so a supervisor escorted him to an air conditioned break room, where he rested for about 15-20 minutes and doused his head under cool water. Employee #1 returned to work to sweep and clean up for the day. The employee was sweeping below the sorting a line. At approximately 3:15 p.m. he collapsed. The local fire department did not attempt resuscitative efforts nor were body temperatures taken. Employee #1 was pronounced dead on scene.
Keywords: collapse, warehouse, sweeper
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125829275 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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