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Inspection: 314246851 - Shea Roofing, Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Harrisburg

Nr: 314246851Report ID: 0316700Open Date: 07/14/2011

Shea Roofing, Incorporated
3601 Simpson Ferry Road
Camp Hill, PA 17011
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 90 North Donnerville Road, Mountville, PA 17554

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/21/2011
Emphasis: S:Commercial ConstrClose Case:09/29/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200571594Event: 07/12/2011Employee Is Exposed To Extreme Heat, Later Dies
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 12, 2011, Employee #1, of Shea Roofing, Incorporated, was performing his regular roofing activities. It was a very hot, sunny, and humid day, and he became overheated. He explained to the Foreman that he needed a break. The Foreman directed Employee #1 to get water, go to the ground and sit under the tree in the shade. The employee became disoriented and while on the ground collapsed. Other employees came to assist and administer first aid. Employee #1 was transported to Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, PA., treated for extreme heat exhaustion, and where he later died.
Keywords: unconsciousness, roof, heat stroke, roofer, heat exhaustion, overheated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314246851 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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