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Accident: 201087673 - Migrant Farm Worker Dies From Hyperthermia

Accident: 201087673 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30636249207/25/20060139Stamoules Produce
On July 25, 2006, a seasonal farm laborer was working for Stamoules Produce in Mendota, California. He worked in a cornfield, and placed boxes of harvested, packed corn onto a trailer. The employee felt ill, sat down on the trailer, and looked confused. The employee sipped some water and then collapsed. He was airlifted to a nearby hospital, and later died of hyperthermia.
Keywords: loading, heat, agriculture, corn, heat stroke, manual mat handling, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306362492 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Farm workers

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