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Accident: 200812964 - One Employee Is Killed And Three Injured From Overexposure

Accident: 200812964 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 01/11/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31312336601/12/20101311Sheridan Production, Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31312337401/12/20101799Big Spring Cat Construction Inc.
On January 11, 2009, Employees #1, #2, #3, and #4 were replacing a vent line with a vapor removal line to remove hydrogen sulfide from a tank when they were overcome by the gas fumes. Employee #1 was rendered unconscious and died, while Employees #2, #3, and #4 were taken by air to the nearby regional hospital, where they were hospitalized and treated for asphyxia.
Keywords: unconsciousness, asphyxiated, toxic fumes, tank, hydrogen sulfide, gas
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313123366 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause:
2 313123374 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
3 313123374 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
4 313123374 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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