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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315593343 - Fairfax, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 315593343Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 06/18/2012

Fairfax, Inc.
825 E. Tom T. Hall Blvd.
Olive Hill, KY 41164
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 114 County Road 3, P O Box 400, Chesapeake, OH 45619

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/27/2012
Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing Close Case:09/27/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202570081Event: 06/15/2012Employee Dies From Apparent Hypothermia
An employee of Fairfax Inc. repairing roofs on Olive Hill Elementary, located in Olive Hill Kentucky. As he was repairing the roof, he collapsed. A coworker checked his vitals, and the employee was unresponsive. The coworker covered the employee with wet rags and then dialed 911. While awaiting for paramedics to arrive the coworkers used a forklift to lower the employee down from the roof. The paramedics arrived and began emergency CPR and transported the employee to Morehead, Kentucky hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Hypothermia seems to be the possible cause of death, but the autopsy report had not been received. The actual cause of death is still pending an update from the coroner.
Keywords: unconsciousness, repair, roof, cpr, heart attack
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315593343 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Roofers

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