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Accident: 202340022 - Employee Asphyxiated By Nitrogen Gas

Accident: 202340022 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 09/20/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30294588603/08/20013845Magnex Scientific Limited
On September 20, 2001, Employee #1 was installing an MRI machine. During installation Employee #1 was using liquid nitrogen to cool the magnet. The nitrogen was not properly ventilated and displaced the oxygen in the room. Employee #1 died of asphyxiation.
Keywords: magnet, oxygen, asphyxiated, ventilation, gas, nitrogen
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302945886 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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