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Accident: 14253835 - Nine Employees Suffered From Smoke Inhalation

Accident: 14253835 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/25/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
304723003/30/19872297Cone Mills Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
305781703/30/19872297Cone Mills Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
304723003/30/19872297Cone Mills Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
305781703/30/19872297Cone Mills Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
304723003/30/19872297Cone Mills Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
305781703/30/19872297Cone Mills Corp
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A PEELER WHEN A FIRE STARTED AT THE PEELER. HE TRIED TO STOMP OUT THE FIRE. HE SUFFERED DIZZINESS, COUGHING, AND SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS ALSO OPERATING A PEELER WHEN THE FIRE STARTED. HE TRIED TO USE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER, BUT FOUND IT TO BE INOPERATIVE. HE HELPED OTHERS TO GET A FIRE HOSE, BUT SUFFERED SMOKE INHALATION AND FAINTED. EMPLOYEE #3 WAS BETWEEN THE FEED-IN AND PEELER. HE TRIED TO PUT OUT THE FIRE AND SUFFERED COUGHING AND SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #4, WHO WAS AT THE TICKET MACHINE, RAN TO HELP FIGHT THE FIRE. HE ALSO CALLED FOR ASSISTANCE. HE SUFFERED SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #5, AT THE HOLE BORER, SUFFERED SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #6, WHO WAS IN THE OFFICE, GOT A FIRE HOSE AND HELPED PUT OUT THE FIRE. HE SUFFERED COUGHING AND SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #7 GOT A FIRE HOSE AND HELPED PUT OUT THE FIRE. HE SUFFERED SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #8, WHO ALSO TRIED TO HELP PUT OUT THE FIRE, SUFFERED SMOKE INHALATION. EMPLOYEE #9 GOT A FIRE HOSE AND HELPED PUT OUT THE FIRE. HE SUFFERED SMOKE INHALATION.
Keywords: work rules, fire, dizziness, untrained, smoke inhalation, cough
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3047230 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
2 3047230 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
3 3057817 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
4 3047230 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
5 3047230 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
6 3057817 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
7 3047230 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
8 3047230 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators
9 3057817 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Miscellaneous textile machine operators

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