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Accident: 100194.015 - Employee Is Exposed To Dirt And Dust, Contracting Valley Fev

Accident: 100194.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 09/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269048.01510/26/2017U.C.I. Construction, Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on September 19, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction com pany, was working at an excavation site. He was using a dump truck to haul dirt and assisting to dig out pipes. During work, Employee #1, was exposure to worksi te dirt and dust, which he inhaled. The debris contained spores of Coccidioides fungus. Employee #1 contracted valley fever, resulting in a lung infection. He was hospitalization and received treatment.
Keywords: construction, dump truck, dust, infectious disease, inhalation, material handling, pipe, respiratory, respiratory tract
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269048.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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