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Accident: 201404373 - Two Employees Suffer Natural Gas Inhalation

Accident: 201404373 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/27/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12723363307/28/20001623Bourdow Trucking Co
Employees #1 and #2 were part of a crew excavating an area for a new storm sewer line when the equipment struck a natural gas main. The gas line leaked or ruptured, and Employees #1 and #2 suffered from the effects of gas inhalation. They were transported to the hospital, where they were treated and released.
Keywords: installing, struck against, construction, inhalation, natural gas, rupture, gas leak, chemical vapor, chemical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127233633 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
2 127233633 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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