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Accident: 170762207 - Employee Suffers Asphyxia Due To Air Line Error

Accident: 170762207 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/16/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979915307/19/19962084Bronco Winery
Employee #1, age 20, inadvertently connected the air hose of the hood he was wearing to a nitrogen line because it was equipped with fittings compatible with his air line. He suffered from oxygen deficiency and asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, vapor, inhalation, nitrogen, air hose, chemical vapor, chemical, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119799153 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Painters, construction and maintenance

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