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Accident: 201116688 - Employee Develops Fiver After Being Exposed To Dust

Accident: 201116688 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/26/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082629409/10/20038211West Side Union School District, Leona Valley Elem
On August 1, 2003, Employee #1 operated a tractor to remove weed from the school ground in a Westside Union School District in Quartz Hill, California. Employee #1 was exposed to considerable dust during the removal of the weeds. He was hospitalized in Lancaster Community for approximately seven days. Employee #1 was diagnosed with Valley Fever on August 26, 2004.
Keywords: lung, dust, inhalation, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300826294 Hospitalized injury Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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