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Accident: 202076022 - Three Employees Are Exposed To Carbon Monoxide

Accident: 202076022 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 07/26/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30787840507/28/20041771Tonya Newton Dba Newton'S Concrete Finishing
Newton's Concrete Finishing had been sub-contracted by G.E.M. Constructors, Inc., a general contractor, to perform concrete work in the basement of the Senior Center in Marion, NC. The employees of Newton's Concrete Finishing were using gas-powered trowels to perform the concrete work. Three employees of Newton's Concrete Finishing were exposed to carbon monoxide. One employee was hospitalized, and the other two were taken to the hospital to obtain carbon monoxide levels in their blood.
Keywords: portable power tool, concrete form work, ventilation, construction, inhalation, concrete float, exhaust fumes, overexposure, carbon monoxide, chemical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307878405 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
2 307878405 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
3 307878405 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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