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Accident: 201923596 - Employee Dies From Heat In A Confined Space

Accident: 201923596 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/19/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30831590207/19/20051799Debusk Industrial Services Company (Disc)
On July 19, 2005, Employee #1 was water blasting the inside of a reactor. He was the confined space attendant. He was acting strange and was helped from the structure. He was placed in a vehicle and died while waiting on emergency medical help.
Keywords: blasting, heat, confined space, ppe, heat exhaustion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308315902 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Construction laborers

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