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Accident: 110210.015 - Employee Contracts Possible Coccidioidomycosis, A Fungal Lun

Accident: 110210.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354395.01510/16/2018Painters Unlimited Ca, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on August 24, 2018, an employee was working as a painter working with a coworker to paint jail holding cells in a new permanent detention center. While working, the employee and coworker wore full-faced carbon cartridge respirators while painting the cells. The employee called in sick and was later hospitalized for possible Coccidiodioycosis (fungal lung infection) that the employee believed was contracted at the work site.
Keywords: paint, respiratory, lung, infection, respirator, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1354395.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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