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Accident: 129215.015 - Employee Becomes Ill Working In A Tobacco Field, Later Dies

Accident: 129215.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/11/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1491322.01509/04/2020Polek Brothers Tobacco, Llc

At 4:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020, an employee was cutting tobacco in a field when he became ill and lost consciousness. The employee was hospitalized and later d ied of possible heat related illness.

Keywords: agriculture, collapse, cutting, dehydration, heat, heat exhaustion, heat index, heat-related illness , illness, inexperience, loss of consciousness, lost consciousness, medical condition, overheated, unconsciousnes

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491322.015 43 M Fatality Farm workers

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