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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14233001 - Employee Died Due To Asphyxia

Accident: 14233001 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 08/22/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10093290408/23/19887692D. R. Gaumer Metal Fabrication
An employee was welding inside an asphalt tank. An explosion caused a fire and the employee was trapped inside the tank. He died of asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, confined space, fire, welder, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100932904 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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