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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 118843.015 - Employee Collapses While Supervising Work Outdoors

Accident: 118843.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 08/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420828.01508/06/2019Sharper Landscaping Services, Inc.

At 10:20 a.m. on August 5, 2019, an employee was working for a landscaping servi ce. He was working outdoors at an apartment complex. He was supervising a labore r who was repairing a water line used for lawn irrigation. At approximately 10:2 0 a.m., the laborer had finished installing a new irrigation valve. The employee was assisting the laborer with turning on the valve, when he suddenly collapsed . He was transported by ambulance to Adventist Health in Tehachapi, CA, where he was pronounced dead at 11:33 a.m. that same day. He had sustained a heart attac k. His death was due to natural causes.

Keywords: heart attack, irrigation equipment

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1420828.015 65 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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