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Accident: 120550.015 - Employee Is Killed By Exposure To Dangerous Toxins While Res

Accident: 120550.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 10/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1436552.01510/08/2019Creative Multicare, Inc.
At 10:45 p.m. on October 7, 2019, Employee #1 was conducting maintenance/repair activities, e.g., interior plumbing, duct work, and electrical work, during residential construction. Employee #1 began to resurface the counter top and a bathtub of an apartment and was overcome by dangerous exposure to toxins, during a deglazing (chemical wash) operation in a bathtub, of a single family and/or duplex dwelling. Employee #1's body was then discovered by the employer. He was found slumped over the bathtub from exposure to dangerous toxins and was killed.
Keywords: toxic atmosphere, residential construction, maintenance, duct, electrical, chemical vapor, carboxyhemoglobin, carbon monoxide, chemical, accidental discharge, contact, chemical exposure, ventilation, air monitorin
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1436552.015 27 M Fatality Other Washing, cleaning and pickling machine operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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