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Accident: 571612 - Exposed To Carbon Monoxide From Forklift Truck

Accident: 571612 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 02/06/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
235247402/21/19853452Allied Tubular Rivet Co Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
224240203/05/19853452Allied Tubular Rivet Company Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
235247402/21/19853452Allied Tubular Rivet Co Inc
ON FEBRUARY 6, 1985, EIGHT EMPLOYEES OF THE ALLIED TUBULAR RIVET CO. INC., WHO WERE WORKING AT THEIR REGULARLY ASSIGNED TASKS, WERE OVERCOME BY CARBON MONOXIDE GAS FROM A DEFECTIVE FORK LIFT TRUCK. THEY WERE TAKEN BY PARAMEDICS TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL AND TREATED AND RELEASED. THEIR CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN LEVELS RANGED FROM 7.6 PERCENT TO 18.2 PERCENT.
Keywords: respiratory, industrial truck, carboxyhemoglobin, toxic fumes, carbon monoxide
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2352474 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's
2 2352474 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Secretaries
3 2242402 Occupation Not Listed
4 2352474 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's
5 2352474 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's
6 2352474 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's
7 2352474 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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