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Accident: 170228183 - Blast Furnace Employee Killed When Exposed To Carbon Monox.

Accident: 170228183 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/21/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11071525703/22/19913312National Steel Corp Great Lakes Steel/Zug Island
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO CHECK A COKE MOVING MACHINE AT AN OPERATING BLAST FURNACE. HE WAS EXPOSED TO, AND OVERCOME BY, CARBON MONOXIDE GAS GIVEN OFF BY THE BLAST FURNACE PROCESS.
Keywords: respiratory, ventilation, work rules, blast furnace, inhalation, carbon monoxide, respirator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110715257 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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