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Accident: 113099.015 - Employee Is Overcome By Exhaust From Kerosene Heater

Accident: 113099.015 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 12/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367126.01512/19/2018Formosa Plastics Corporation

At 11:00 a.m. on December 11, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that manu factured plastics material and resin. He was sorting items in an enclosed area t hat was heated by kerosene-fired heaters. He passed out and struck his head agai nst something. He sustained asphyxia and syncope. He was taken to the hospital, where he was admitted overnight. He was hospitalized.

Keywords: asphyxiated, carbon monoxide, carboxyhemoglobin, cardiovasc system, head, heart, struck against, toxic atmosphere, toxic fumes, unconsciousness

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367126.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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