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Accident: 118794.015 - Employee Faints In Oxygen Deprived Sewer System And Asphyxia

Accident: 118794.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 08/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1421152.01508/07/2019Trap This Inc.

At 12:55 pm. On August 6, 2019, an employee and coworker were discussing the wat er flor direction from one pond to another when the employee removed the manhole cover to expose the water inside. The employee climbed down the inside ladder to get a better view of the water direction and lost consciousness. The employe e fell into the water and asphyxiated due to a lack of oxygen.

Keywords: fainted, manhole, manhole cover, oxygen, oxygen deficiency, sewer, unconsciousness

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1421152.015 60 M Fatality Pest control occupations

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