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Accident: 110903.015 - Employee Inhales Freon Vapors While Making Repairs On Refrig

Accident: 110903.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 10/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359664.01510/31/2018Warehouse Market, Inc. Dba Cox Cash Saver
At 4:00 p.m. on October 29, 2018, an employee was repairing a food product refrigeration case using a welding torch and solder and inhaled some residual Freon 404a that oxidized when heated. The employee felt ill afterwards and was killed from inhaling a toxic substance.
Keywords: torch, toxic fumes, inhalation, freon
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1359664.015 31 M Fatality Poisoning(Systemic)

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