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Accident: 26975.015 - Employee Is Exposed To Carbon Dioxide Poisoning And Is Injur

Accident: 26975.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 04/26/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
607099.01504/27/2012Keppel Amfels, Llc
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on April 26, 2012, Employee #1 was working on an eng ine. Third party contractors were performing testing on a carbon dioxide activat ed system. As Employee #1 worked on the engine, carbon dioxide was being produce d. The alarm on the carbon dioxide activated system did not sound. Employee #1, # 2, #3, #4, #5, and #6 were exposed to carbon dioxide poisoning. Employee #1 wa s transported to a medical center, where he received treatment for carbon dioxid e inhalation and was then hospitalized. Employee # 2, #3, #4, and #5 were also h ospitalized. Employee # 6 and #7 were treated at the hospital and released.
Keywords: carbon dioxide, engine, inhalation, repair
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 607099.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Drilling and boring machine operators

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