Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202491973 - Pistachio Harvester Dies From Heart Issues Or Heat Stroke
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|314573205||09/24/2011||0761||George Masih Pagany Dba George Masih Pagany Farm|
At approximately 9:38 p.m. on September 23, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a field laborer for a farm labor contractor at the Pur Hiran pistachio farm in West Sacramento, CA. He was required to walk behind a harvesting machine and help pick out excess leaves and debris from bins on the truck. He was observed by his coworkers to be dizzy or to be experiencing some difficulty breathing. He was transported to the shade structure at the site, and emergency medical services were contacted. He was transported to UC Davis Medical Center, where he later died. Employee #1 reportedly died from heart-related issues or heat stroke. The Cal/OSHA Sacramento District Office was informed of this incident at approximately 2:00 a.m. on September 24, 2011, by a telephone report from the Sacramento coroner's office.
|1||314573205||Fatality||Other||Laborers, except construction|