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Accident: 122540.015 - Employee Dies From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Accident: 122540.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1451517.01512/17/2019James E. Moline Builders, Inc.
At 12:15 p.m. on December 16, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a home builder, was found unresponsive after using a gasoline-powered pressure washer to clean the garage floor of a recently completed residential structure. The garage measured approximately 26 feet by 21 feet with a ceiling height of 9 feet, for a total v olume of approximately 4,914 cubic feet. The garage doors and windows were clos ed as she worked, and there was no ventilation. The employee was overcome by ca rbon monoxide fumes from the pressure washer and died from asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, carbon monoxide, confined space, gasoline, oxygen deficiency, residential construction, spraying rig, unresponsive, ventilation, washing machine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1451517.015 35 F Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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