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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1252301.015 - Grease Masters Llc
Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis
Report ID: 0729300
Open Date: 08/03/2017
Grease Masters Llc
11525 Dorsett Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562998/All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services
Employee Collapses In Manhole After Being Overcome By Toxic
At 10:45 a.m. on august 2, 2017, Employee #1 was working with a crew that was us ing a hydro jet system to unclog the Quick Trip sewer line. After the crew suces sfully dislodged the obstruction, the employee entered the active sewer manhole to visually inspect the condition of the line.The employee collapsed and fell to the bottom of the 7.5 foot deep manhole. The fire department responded and perf ormed atmospheric testing and found elevated hydrogen sulfide levels at approxim ately 193 ppm. Employee #1 was transported by ambulance to the hospital, where h e was treated and released the same day.
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