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Accident: 561126 - Employees Temporarily Overcome By Carbon Monoxide

Accident: 561126 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 07/08/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10742755107/10/19922099Right Away Foods Corp.
EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH #8 WERE USING A GAS-POWERED FORKLIFT INSIDE A FOOD COOLER. THE DOOR WAS CLOSED FOR A SHORT DURATION, CAUSING A BUILDUP OF CARBON MONOXIDE. THE EMPLOYEES WERE OVERCOME BY CARBON MONOXIDE AND WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT AND OVERNIGHT OBSERVATION.
Keywords: ventilation, work rules, inhalation, industrial truck, air contamination, exhaust fumes, lp gas, overexposure, carbon monoxide
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
2 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
3 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
4 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
5 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
6 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
7 107427551 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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