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Accident: 95669.015 - Employee Is Asphyxiated When Respirator Is Hooked To Nitroge

Accident: 95669.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 05/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1233587.01505/17/2017Richey Collision Center, Inc.
At 5:15 p.m. on May 16, 2017, an employee was preparing to paint a car. The employee hooked up his airline respirator to a nitrogen hose instead of to the compressed air hose, resulting in the employee suffering asphyxiation.
Keywords: respirator, respiratory, nitrogen, asphyxiated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1233587.015 45 M Fatality Asphyxia

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