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Accident: 109957.015 - Employee Is Exposed To Contaminated Spore Dust

Accident: 109957.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 05/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323082.01506/13/2018County Of Kern Fire Department
At 3:08 p.m. on May 1, 2018, Employee #1, a Fire Engineer, was working at a fire station when he became ill while at work. It was suspected that he had Valley F ever from dust that was contaminated with Valley Fever spores. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: dust, dust inhalation, fire fighter, lung
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1323082.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Firefighting occupations

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