Accident Report Detail
Accident: 133632.015 - Employee Is Asphyxiated And Dies In Nitrogen-Filled Tanker
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1516768.015||02/22/2021||Freedomtrucks Of America, Llc|
At 9:45 a.m. on February 22, 2021, an employee was working for a general, long-d istance, truckload freight trucking company. He washed vehicles and cleaned equi pment for the company. He was cleaning a tanker trailer that had contained ALFOL 16. This is a tradename for 1-Hexadecanol. The employer stated that the employe e was inspecting the tank for materials. The atmosphere in the tanker had been c harged with nitrogen. It was low in oxygen. The employee lost consciousness and died from asphyxia. He was not hospitalized.
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