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Report: Exposure to environmental heat at Sherwin-Williams Manufacturing Co in Garland, Texas
Approximately six hours into his shift, an employee was sweating profusely and came into the air-conditioned quality control lab to cool down. The employee became ill, lost consciousness, and was hospitalized with heat exhaustion.
|Nature||1725||Heat exhaustion, prostration|
|Part of Body||6||BODY SYSTEMS|
|Event||531||Exposure to environmental heat|
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