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Accident: 755074 - Employee Dies From Exposure To Chemical Product Fumes

Accident: 755074 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 06/09/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10850433307/09/19912911Transwestern Pipeline
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10850333507/09/19913443Fabricators And Contractors, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
83660109/24/19871711Sentinel Sprinkler
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS A JOB FOREMAN FOR FABRICATORS AND CONTRACTORS, INC., A PRESSURE VESSEL REPAIR COMPANY. AT 7:30 A.M. ON JUNE 9, 1991, HE WAS MAGNAFLUXING THE WELDS OF A GAS DEHYDRATION VESSEL USING AN AEROSOLIZED 1-1-1-TRICHLOROETHANE PRODUCT. THE CHEMICAL ACUTELY POISONED HIM, CAUSING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND PULMONARY EDEMA. RESUSCITATION OF THE EMPLOYEE FAILED.
Keywords: trichloroethane, toxic fumes, poisoning, chemical, work rules, heart, pulmonary edema, confined space
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108504333 Occupation Not Listed
2 108503335 Fatality Poisoning(Systemic) Supervisors, n.e.c.
3 836601 Occupation Not Listed

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