Accident Report Detail
Accident: 67610.015 - Two Employees Overcome By Sealant Vapor, Fall And Drown
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|994230.015||09/02/2014||Taylor Construction, Inc.|
At 4:30 p.m. on August 28, 2014, Employee #1 and #2 were instructed on sealing l eaks on the seam of a pipe that required them to descend into a five foot by 18 foot manhole. The employees, using a ladder, took a spray can of Flex Seal and w ent down into the manhole five to seven feet, to spray the sealant where the lea ks were found. Both employees were overcome by the organic vapors and fell from the ladder into three feet of water below. Employee #1 and #2 lay unconscious, face down in the water for 45 minutes and drown.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Sewer/water treatment plant||New project or new addition||$1,000,000 to $5,000,000||X|
|2||994230.015||42||M||Fatality||Supervisors, general office||FallDist: