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Accident: 118405.015 - Two Employees Are Overcome By Vapors Within Seeding Tank And

Accident: 118405.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1419013.01507/29/2019Hy-Turf Seeding, Llc
At 9:25 a.m. on July 29, 2019, two employees were preparing to start seeding a h igh school football field using a hydro seeding truck. Employee #1 opened the h ydro seeding tank's hatch to visually inspect the auger for potential clogging. As he inspected the auger system, Employee #1 fell into the tank and was overco me by the fumes within the tank. Employee #2 heard Employee #1 yell for help, w ent to the top of the tank, and entered the tank. Employee #2 was overcome from the vapors within the tank and both employees were asphyxiated.
Keywords: asphyxiated, confined space, tank, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1419013.015 74 M Fatality
2 1419013.015 42 M Fatality

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