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Accident: 101059.015 - Employee Dies 30 Days After Chemical Exposure

Accident: 101059.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279610.01511/29/2017Surface Modification Systems Inc
At 12:00 p.m. on October 4, 2017, Employee #1 was plasma spraying a coating inside of a 10 foot long by 7.5 inch pipe. The employee was not wearing respiratory protection and inhaled nickel-chromium fumes. Employee #1 developed acute respiratory failure and was hospitalized until November 9, 2017, when he died from a fatal cardiac event.
Keywords: ppe, respiratory, chemical, inhalation, cardiac arrest, vapor, respirator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279610.015 56 M Fatality Poisoning(Systemic) Management related occupations, n.e.c.

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