Accident Report Detail
Accident: 101791.015 - Employee Is Hospitalized From Carbon Monoxide Exposure
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1285366.015||12/28/2017||Belgioioso Cheese, Inc.|
At 5:30 p.m. on December 26, 2017, Employee #1 was performing cheese analyses ev ery 45 minutes and creating the associated reports in the In-Process Lab. Unbekn ownst to the employee, a boiler combustion chamber weld had cracked, releasing h igh levels of carbon monoxide into the Boiler Room, and the carbon monoxide gas had also traveled into the In-Process Lab, where the employee was working. The e mployee was exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide, causing light headiness, nausea, headache, ringing in ears, sweating, confusion and hand-eye coordination issues. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a carboxyhemoglobin level of 27.4%.
|1||1285366.015||30||F||Hospitalized injury||Production samplers and weighers|