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Accident: 202013355 - Employee Dies From Asphyxiation While Sandblasting Steel

Accident: 202013355 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 01/25/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30280933002/07/20013433Yula Corporation
Employee #1 died from asphyxiation while sandblasting stainless steel. He was wearing a supplied air respirator. Employee #1 was required by his employer to wear the respirator when he was sandblasting stainless steel heating coils. A compressed air cylinder was used to supply the air. Employee #1 was transported to a nearby hospital where he died in the emergency room.
Keywords: air line respirator, asphyxiated, steel, compressed air, sandblasting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302809330 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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