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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 122610.015 Event: 07/23/2019Employee Incurs Rhabdomyolysis During Fire Fighting Training
At 8:00 a.m. on July 23, 2019, an employee was training outdoors moving ladders from vehicles to the side of a practice building wearing full fire fighting gear when he reported feeling nauseous and light headed. The employee was diagnosed with overexertion and received medical treatment, including hydrating fluids, f or exertional rhabdomyolysis and minor heat illness. The employee was not hospi talized.
Keywords: building, dehydration, dizziness, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, gear, heat, heat index, heat-related illness , high temperature, ladder, nausea, overheated, ppe, protective clothing, training, weather
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417675.015 Non Hospitalized injury Firefighting occupations

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