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Accident: 109612.015 - Four Employees Sustain Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Forkli

Accident: 109612.015 -- Report ID: 0454724 -- Event Date: 08/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319323.01505/23/2018Moore Freight Service, Inc.
At 4:45 p.m. on August 22, 2018, four employees were shearing and transporting sheet metal with a propane forklift that was not commonly used. The employees were working in a shop with all of the doors closed and no ventilation. All four employees sustained side effects of carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of operating the forklift in the shop for less than three hours.
Keywords: poisoning, carbon monoxide, powered industrial vehicle, industrial truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1319323.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Welders and cutters
2 1319323.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Welders and cutters
3 1319323.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Welders and cutters
4 1319323.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Welders and cutters

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