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Accident: 100569.015 - Meter Reader Becomes Ill Suffers From Possible Valley Fever

Accident: 100569.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 09/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1273824.01511/08/2017California Water Service Company
At 12:00 p.m. on September 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a water utility com pany, was working at a residence. He was cleaning and reading a water meter box when he became ill. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transp orted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for possible exposure to Val ley Fever, a fungal lung infection.
Keywords: building, dust, dust inhalation, infection, lung, maintenance, repair, residential construction, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1273824.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Meter readers

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