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Accident: 136809.015 - Employee Dies From Inhaling Carbon Dioxide

Accident: 136809.015 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 06/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1539818.01506/29/20213842149515 - 3m Company
At 12:00 noon on June 28, 2021, an employee was on a work-related errand to purc hase dry ice from a local grocery store. The employee picked up 216 pounds of dr y ice and transported it in the passenger compartment of her personal vehicle. The employee traveled approximately nine minutes, pulled into a nearby business, and did not exit the vehicle. The employee was found dead in the vehicle having been exposed to a fatal concentration of carbon dioxide.
Keywords: carbon dioxide, inhalation, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1539818.015 50 F Fatality Occupation not reported

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