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Inspection: 1606807.015 - Township Of Middletown Sewerage Authority
Inspection Information - Office: Nj Safety (Trenton)
Township Of Middletown Sewerage Authority
100 Beverly Way P.O. Box 205
Belford, NJ 07718
100 Beverly Way P.O. Box 205, Belford, NJ 07718
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 221320/Sewage Treatment Facilities
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 04/20/2023
Emphasis: S:Sewage Treatment Plants
At 2:20 p.m. on May 31, 2022, an employee entered a manhole to replace a drain p lug when he was overcome by inert gas. The employee collapsed to the bottom of t he manhole which contained water and drowned in the water.
Keywords:atmosphere, drown, drowning, gas, manhole, manhole cover, overcome by gas, overcome by vapors, toxic atmosphere