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Accident: 127524.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Inside Tanker While Cleaning

Accident: 127524.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 07/03/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1482169.01507/06/2020Bastrop Tank Wash, Inc.
At 5:45 p.m. on July 3, 2020, an employee was preparing to clean a tanker traile r that had contained ethyl alcohol when he collapsed in the tanker. The employee was killed after knocking out two teeth in the fall and incurring respiratory a nd nervous system/brain damage due to lack of oxygen in the tanker.
Keywords: air monitoring, alcohol, asphyxiated, brain, chemical, chemical exposure, chemical vapor, confined space, entry permit, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, idlh, inexperience, inhalation, jaw, lung, nerve damage, ove
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482169.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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