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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1435438.015 - Norbord Georgia Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1435438.015Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 10/03/2019

Norbord Georgia Llc
964 Highway 280 West
Cordele, GA 31015
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 321219/Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 964 Highway 280 West, Cordele, GA 31015

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:10/10/2019
Close Case:04/01/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1504889    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 120411.015Event: 10/03/2019Employee Dies From Heart Attack After Shoveling
At 6:15 a.m. on October 3, 2019, Employee #1 and three coworkers were shoveling wood flakes in the Line 1 Press Pit. The pit resembled a basement and was approximately 90 feet by 35 feet by 30 feet in size. The employee started to feel bad while shoveling wood flakes in the pit. He walked up three flights of stairs and got onto a tricycle to ride back to the laboratory. Once the employee was in the lab, he was given some water to drink and a cool towel to put on the back of his neck. Employee #1 then slumped over in the chair that he was sitting in. He died from a heart attack with heat as a contributing factor.
Keywords: pit, heart attack, heat, wood chips, shovel
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1435438.015 Fatality Other

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