Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201010337 - Farm Worker Sustains Heat-Related Illness

Accident: 201010337 -- Report ID: 0950667 -- Event Date: 07/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31526868007/28/20110761Rey Jose Llamas Dba Llamas Ag Labor Contracting
On July 27, 2011, Employee #1, a farm worker, became ill while picking tomatoes on a day when the temperature was over 95 degrees Fahrenheit. After becoming dizzy, she reported to a supervisor, who moved Employee #1 to the shade and gave her water. Several minutes later, another supervisor arrived, encouraged Employee #1 to drink more water, and moved her to a different shade location. When the crew manager arrived, Employee #1 advised him that she was having trouble breathing and felt like "her pressure was high". The manager then drove Employee #1 to the Kerman Medical Clinic. While en route, she lost consciousness. After treatment at Kerman Medical Clinic, Employee #1 was hospitalized at Fresno Community Hospital.
Keywords: heat, unconsciousness, agriculture, heat stroke, dizziness, heat exhaustion, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315268680 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Hand packers and packagers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close