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Accident: 14388052 - Employee Without Ppe Dies Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Accident: 14388052 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 03/03/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10306082803/07/19893295Stein, Inc.

Employee #1 was operating a Crackall, model 660, truck crane to unplug a cone-shaped dust bin by inserting a 136 in. long by 3 in. diameter metal finger into the valve opening in the bottom of the dust bin. He was overcome by carbon monoxide and died. His carboxyhemoglobin level was found to be 72 percent. Employee #1 was not provided with ppe and he had not received any information or training on carbon monoxide, as required by 1910.1200.

Keywords: oxygen deficiency, ppe, truck crane, work rules, equipment operator, carboxyhemoglobin, poisoning, toxic fumes, untrained, carbon monoxide

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103060828 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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