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Accident: 14494892 - Employee Dies Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Accident: 14494892 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 12/11/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10874136412/11/19927996Frontier City Theme Park
After midnight Employee #1 was doing janitorial work in the front room of an office building. The boiler tubes on the Ray Pak Model 1330T heating boiler had not been cleaned in some time and had become sooted over and clogged up, preventing the heating element from venting properly, As a result, the burner produced carbon monoxide, which entered the heating air system, spread throughout the building. and killed Employee #1. He was found in the front room of the building at the beginning of the next work day by office personnel.
Keywords: janitor, oxygen deficiency, asphyxiated, ventilation, heater, venting, boiler, clogged, carbon dioxide, overexposure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108741364 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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