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Accident: 96997.015 - Employee Using A Welder Is Overcome By Carbon Monoxide

Accident: 96997.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 06/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1245293.01507/05/2017Icon Mechanical Construction And Engineering Llc
At 2:15 p.m. on June 28, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a mechanical construction company, was engaged in a mechanical installation at a commercial building. He was operating a propane-powered welder when he was overcome by carbon monoxide. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was hospitalized overnight and treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.
Keywords: toxic atmosphere, toxic fumes, welding, carbon monoxide, gas powered welder, construction, building, unconsciousness, propane, poisoning
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1245293.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Asphyxia

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