NAPA COUNTY (CBS SF) — Four vineyard workers were treated for respiratory problems Tuesday after being exposed to pesticides sprayed on Monday night, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office.
The workers experienced breathing problems around 8:30 a.m. after arriving for work, Napa sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart said.READ MORE: Newsom Unveils State's COVID Recovery Plan; $75B Budget Surplus To Provide For Direct Payments
The vineyard had sprayed 21 acres with chemical products including Sylgard, Flint and Altacor, Stuart said.READ MORE: Asian American Attacks: San Francisco Police Investigate Two Separate Assaults Against Asian Victims on Muni Buses in Tenderloin
The vineyard covers 80 acres in the 4000 block of Big Ranch Road near Oak Knoll Avenue, north of Napa, Stuart said.
The workers were taken to Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa.MORE NEWS: CHP Seeks Driverless Tesla With Man Riding In Back Seat Along Bay Area Roads
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