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Accident: 202252318 - Employee Suffers Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Accident: 202252318 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 11/17/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31606833711/21/20111799Diversified Concrete Cutting, Inc.
On November 17, 2011, Employee #1 of Diverse Concrete Cutting, Inc., was performing concrete cutting work inside an 1800 square foot unventilated area using a MECO M-35 gasoline powered concrete saw. Toxic gases generated during this activity caused Employee #1 to become ill. He was transported to Carson Tahoe hospital for treatment.
Keywords: ventilation, gas, poisoning, toxic fumes, carbon monoxide
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316068337 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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