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Accident: 170868988 - Two Employees Suffer From Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Accident: 170868988 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/24/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12565932612/09/19974783Sierra Hills Packing, Inc.
Employees #1 and #2 were operating propane-powered forklifts in a cold storage warehouse when they were overcome by carbon monoxide and subsequently hospitalized. Both employees had been on the job for less than a week. The storage area was not ventilated.
Keywords: ind trk operator, ventilation, work rules, inhalation, industrial truck, inexperience, chemical vapor, overexposure, carbon monoxide
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125659326 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
2 125659326 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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