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Accident: 119611.015 - Employee Inhales Smoke From Fire

Accident: 119611.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1428746.01509/05/2019General Aluminum Mfg. Co.

At 1:30 p.m. on August 24, 2019, Employee # 1 observed a fire and put it out wit h compressed air. He was not trained to put out fires and was not requested to. The fire reignited and Employee # 1 put it out again. He inhaled smoke from the fire. The smoke inhalation triggered asthma. He was hospitalized.

Keywords: compressed air, fire, inhalation, smoke, smoke inhalation

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1428746.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Furnace, kiln and oven operators

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