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Accident: 200211126 - Employee Asphyxiated From Xylene

Accident: 200211126 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 10/15/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30589860310/16/20027694Bradleys' Inc.
On October 15, 2002, Employee #1 was carrying a leaking paint container that dripped paint on the floor a distance of approximately 150 feet. The employee used a mop bucket containing Xylene and a mop to clean up the paint from the concrete floor of the shop. The mop and bucket were designated for Xylene and used routinely for clean up. Employee #1 was asphyxiated.
Keywords: asphyxiated, collapse, flammable vapors, work rules, xylene, cleaning fluid, toxic fumes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305898603 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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