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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 constructio n company, was engaged in a mechanical installation at a commercial building. H e was operating a propane-powered welder when he was overcome by carbon monoxide . Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospit al. He was hospitalized overnight and treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.
Keywords: building, carbon monoxide, construction, gas powered welder, poisoning, propane, toxic atmosphere, toxic fumes, unconsciousness, welding
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 Construction
1 1245293.015 49 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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