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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1490903.015 - A & E Environmental Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

Nr: 1490903.015Report ID: 0627100Open Date: 08/29/2020

A & E Environmental Inc.
211 Old Troy Road
Monticello, AR 71655
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562119/Other Waste Collection
Mailing: P.O. Box 100, Crossett, AR 71635

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/29/2020
Emphasis: L:HotdaysClose Case:02/28/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 129183.015Event: 08/29/2020Employee Dies Of Heart Attack
At 3:45 p.m. on August 29, 2020, Employee # 1 was loading a fifty-foot section o f a truck vacuum hose along with his coworkers. He sat down to take a break to d rink a bottle of water on the job site. While taking his break, Employee # 1 sta ted to his supervisor the he was hot. The supervisor instructed and led Employee # 1 into a cool control room and found Employee # 1 a seat in front of a fan. T he supervisor left Employee # 1 in front of the fan and returned with another bo ttle of water for him and to check on him. The supervisor and Employee # 1 visi ted for a few minutes; then the supervisor returned to the job. An operator, Cow orker # 1, from the on site facility entered the control room and gave the emplo yee a Gatorade to drink. Approximately five minutes later, Coworker # 1 looked a round and realized that Employee # 1 had collapsed and was unresponsive. His pul se was checked and there was no pulse. Immediately, 911 was called. The onsite t rained employees began chest compressions and CPR. It was determined that the e mployee had a possible heat stroke due to overexposure to the hot environment. The employee later died from a heart attck.
Keywords: cpr, heart, heart attack, heat, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, loading, unresponsive, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490903.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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