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Accident: 201086550 - Employee Develops Eye Infection From Flying Dust

Accident: 201086550 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12021531409/09/20050722Danell Brothers Inc
On April 14, 2005, Employee #1, of a contract harvesting company in Hanford, CA, finished blowing dust off the radiator fins of a bulldozer. He got in the cab and turned on the air conditioner. Some dust particles came out of the duct and hit him in the eye. Several days later he was treated at Central Valley Comprehensive Care for an eye infection.
Keywords: eye, air pressure, dust, air conditioner, infection, struck by, bulldozer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120215314 Non Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Grader, dozer and scraper operators

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