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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201362993 Event: 07/09/2007Employee Dies Of Heat Exhaustion
On July 9, 2007, an employee was heat drilling holes into treated utility poles. The employee became overheated and went into the office with cramps and dizziness. The employee was first asked to go to the doctor, and the employee refused. The company took him home and later the afternoon that sheriff telephoned with news the employee had died.
Keywords: heat, heat exhaustion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308776442 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Laborers, except construction

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