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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A 01/10/2008 01/15/2008 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200643906 Event: 08/02/2007Employee Dies Of Apparent Heat Stroke
On August 2, 2007, Employee #1, part of a railroad track repair crew, was working outside when he complained of not feeling well. Employee #1's coworkers came to his assistance and helped him to a shade tree. A short time later, Employee #1 stood up and immediately collapsed. Emergency Services was called, and Transported Employee #1 to Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center, where he died. The cause of death was later determined to be heat stroke. Employee #1's core temperature had risen to 107.9 degrees F.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, construction, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, high temperature
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311000079 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Rail vehicle operators, n.e.c.

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