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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170789051 - Employee Killed When Asphyxiated By Carbon Dioxide Release

Accident: 170789051 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 12/03/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11599578912/04/19942041General Mills, Inc.
Employee #1 went to shut down a carbon dioxide gas system. He inadvertently turned the system on, thinking he was turning it off. The carbon dioxide release depleted the oxygen in the 5th floor Bisquick mixing room, killing him.
Keywords: oxygen deficiency, asphyxiated, work rules, gas, carbon dioxide, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115995789 Fatality Asphyxia Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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