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Accident: 201493749 - Employee Dies From Heart Attack

Accident: 201493749 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31291674507/13/20100761Valley Labor Service, Inc.
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on July 10, 2010, Employee #1 was working in a plum orchard when he started experiencing chest pains. He did not feel that he was in distress and decided to stay on site and rest. While standing under a shaded canopy and talking on the phone at around 11:45 a.m., he experience lightheadedness and fainted. Coworkers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on him and summoned emergency medical personnel. Emergency medical personnel arrived and transported him to a medical center where he was pronounced dead. The medical coroner stated that the cause of death did not involve heat stress, but was a case of evolving myocardial infarction.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, cpr, heart attack, cardiovasc disease
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312916745 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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