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Inspection: 125761130 - Blossom Valley Construction, Inc.,

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Concord

Nr: 125761130Report ID: 0950622Open Date: 08/07/2006

Blossom Valley Construction, Inc.,
Gale Ranch
San Ramon, CA 94583
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0782/Lawn and Garden Services
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: P. O. Box 611537, San Jose, CA 95161

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/28/2006
Emphasis: S:Agriculture (Aship)Close Case:11/20/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201488913Event: 07/18/2006Employee Suffersfrom Heat Exhaustion And Is Hospitalized
On July 18, 2006, Employee #1 was part of a landscaping crew planting trees at a new home construction site. Employee #1 began to feel dizzy, and sat down in the shade then began to vomit. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and was admitted overnight and treated for dehydration. Employee #1 said during an interview that he was drinking a lot of water; but, it was just too hot. There was shade at the work site (houses, garages). Employee #1 was trained on heat stress prevention. There was plenty of water on site according to Employee #1. Employee #1 indicated he had been sick but had not been seen by a doctor.
Keywords: heat, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, vomit
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125761130 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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