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Accident: 107001.015 - Employee Faints While Picking Fruit In Orchard And Is Treate

Accident: 107001.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 03/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305658.01504/02/2018Reynaldo Eufracio
At 2:15 p.m. on March 28, 2018, an employee was picking oranges while working in an orange grove. The employee had climbed up and down a ladder several times a nd manually picked the fruit from the trees. The employee had been working for several hours and was feeling dizzy so he took a rest break in the shade of an o range tree. The employee began having blurry vision and vomited before fainting . Emergency Services responded and the employee was treated for a heat-related illness. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: fainted, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305658.015 57 M Non Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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