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Welder died from suffocation when repairing pipes in Togliatti

December 12, 2014

The Ministry of Labour Samara Region reported the completion of the investigation into the death of a worker in Togliatti. The incident occurred on October 14, 2014. The victim - electric and gas welder LLC "Avtogradvodokanal."

It was found that on the day of the tragedy team of 5 people to carry out repairs of the pipeline. The body of the welder was found in the well, although he was instructed to remain on the surface of the earth. According to experts, the death was caused by asphyxia due to the high content of methane in the air.

As reported at the Ministry of Labor, the cause of the incident - poor organization of the work. In the well was necessary to analyze the ambient air via a gas analyzer.