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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200830040 - Employee Dies Of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Accident: 200830040 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 12/31/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30059714301/02/19981542Karl Koch Construction Inc.
Employee #1, of Karl Kocc Construction, was operating a gasoline generator inside a 20 ft long by 8 ft wide storage container. He was found dead inside the container as a result of exposure to carbon monoxide. There was no mechanical ventilation inside the container.
Keywords: vapor, ventilation, construction, inhalation, gas, exhaust fumes, chemical vapor, overexposure, storage area, carbon monoxide
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300597143 Fatality Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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