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Accident: 87403.015 - Employee Dies From Cardiac Arrest While Working In Vineyard

Accident: 87403.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/30/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1166915.01508/02/2016Durango Farm Management
At 9:30 a.m. on July 30, 2016, an employee was weeding a grape vineyard field. After working for about a half-an-hour, a group of employees went out of the field to get some things. They then proceeded to continue working. All of a sudden, a coworker started yelling for help because the employee had collapsed about 150 feet into the field. Another coworker immediately tried to help and drove a suburban into the field to take employee to the hospital, which was about ten minutes away. Employee #1 was transported in a private vehicle by co-workers to the hospital. Employee #1 arrived to the hospital at about 11:16 a.m. and was pronounced dead by medical personnel at 11:27 a.m.. The cause of death was due to cardiac arrest.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, agriculture, collapse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1166915.015 33 F Fatality Other Farm workers

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