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Accident: 200270288 - Employee Falls Into Oil Tank, Dies Of Respiratory Failure

Accident: 200270288 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 09/23/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30021700709/24/19978331Community Workshop & Training Center, Inc.
Employee #1 was dipping parts in a dip tank when he fell into the petroleum oil. He both ingested and aspirated some of the oil, resulting in pulmonary edema. Employee #1 died as a result of respiratory failure.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, respiratory, lung, pulmonary edema, work rules, oil tank, inhalation, respiratory tract, fall, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300217007 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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