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Accident: 75203.015 - Employee Has Fatal Heart Attack

Accident: 75203.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 03/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1048686.01503/24/2015Sierra Cattle Company

At 9:30 a.m. on March 23, 2015 an employee was excavating a ditch in a farm land operating a tractor, CAT Challenger 75C. The supervisor stated that the employe e notified him by phone that he was not feeling well. A few minutes later, both the supervisor and another employee found the employee lying on the roadside, a few yards away from the tractor. Per Report by Cal/OSHA Medical Unit, MU-168, as evaluated by a doctor, the employee appears to have had a sudden fatal cardiac event. Pending coroner's report, there is no evidence that this individual's dea th was the result of a heat-related illnesses or other work-related illness.

Keywords: cardiac arrest, excavation, excavator, tractor

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1048686.015 53 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy

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