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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202658670 - Employee Possibly Ingests Bleach Solution And Is Poisoned

Accident: 202658670 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 11/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31667237701/07/20141711Kk Mechanical, Inc.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on November 4, 2013, Employee #1, with Kk Mechanical, Inc., was installing new plumbing in a new six story hospital building. Employee #1 suffered from gastrointestinal bleeding due to an acute alcoholic gastritis. Employee #1 and his coworker were working in the basement, back filling trenches. Employee # 1 and the coworker started working at approximately 6:30 a.m. The coworker observed that Employee #1 drank six or seven cups of water and stated that Employee #1 complained that he smelled bleach in his water cup. Employee #1 was hospitalized, possibly for stomach pains and/or internal bleeding. The investigation concluded that Employee #1 suffered from gastrointestinal bleeding due to an acute alcoholic gastritis.
Keywords: installing, loss of blood, bleach, trench, plumbing, poisoning, stomach
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316672377 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Other

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