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Accident: 14559959 - Employee Dies After Aspiring Vomit

Accident: 14559959 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 11/13/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11462315001/16/19911311Polk Drilling Company
On the morning of January 13, 1991, Employee #1 went to check his oil well. He had sometime earlier shut down the well due to cold weather. When Employee #1did not return, a family member went to investigate and found him dead, lying on the floor near the door of a treater house. The pumping unit had been started and oil had spilled from the 2 in. lines in the treater house. Employee #1 died from aspiring vomit, but the circumstances around his death remain unclear.
Keywords: asphyxiated, oil well drilling, inhalation, spill, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114623150 Fatality Asphyxia Supervisors, extractive occupations

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