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Accident: 200675544 - Employee Dies Of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Accident: 200675544 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/01/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30840770908/02/20053272Coreslab Structures (Miami) Inc.
On August 1, 2005, Employee #1 was sandblasting a precast panel while wearing a respirator hood that was fed by an air compressor. When the air compressor overheated, a hose carrying the liquid coolant failed. Carbon monoxide from the overheated coolant then entered the respirator's air line. Employee #1 died of carbon monoxide exposure.
Keywords: air line respirator, compressed air, inhalation, gas, hose, overheated, air line, sandblasting, carbon monoxide, respirator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308407709 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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