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Accident: 202076030 - Three Employees Are Overcome By Carbon Monoxide

Accident: 202076030 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 07/26/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30787839707/27/20041542G.E.M. Constructors, Inc.
On July 26, 2004, a general contractor, G.E.M. Constructors, Inc., sub-contracted Newton's Concrete Finishing to perform concrete work in the basement of a 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 G.E.M. Constructors, Inc. were exposed to carbon monoxide and felt sick. They were taken to the hospital to have their blood tested for carbon monoxide levels. The employees of G.E.M. Constructors, Inc. were not hospitalized
Keywords: concrete form work, concrete slab, ventilation, construction, inhalation, exhaust fumes, overexposure, carbon monoxide, concrete, 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 307878397 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
2 307878397 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
3 307878397 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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