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Accident: 202560363 - Employee Is Exposed To Carbon Monoxide From Forklift, Dies

Accident: 202560363 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 03/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31296681503/24/20092082Flying Dog Brewery Lllp
On March 23, 2009, Employee #1 was operating a propane powered forklift inside of a cooler. Employee #1 passed out behind the wheel of the forklift, while it was still running. The forklift was emitting high levels of carbon monoxide. Employee #1 was unconscious in the cooler for an undetermined amount of time before being discovered by another employee at approximately 12:00 p.m. He was then transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital. Employee #1 was pronounced dead on March 25, 2009.
Keywords: unconsciousness, ind trk operator, industrial truck, propane, poisoning, refrigerator, carbon monoxide
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312966815 Fatality Poisoning(Systemic) Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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