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Inspection: 102053543 - Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas

 

Inspection Nr: 102053543
Report ID: 0953220
Open Date: 05/24/1988

Site Address:
Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall
2200 S Casino Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89029

Mailing Address:
P O Box 664, Laughlin, NV 89029

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:7011

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/24/1988

Emphasis:

Close Case:09/06/1988


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360764526
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 618037501 06/13/1988 06/13/1988 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 968230
Event: 05/24/1988
Employees Suffer Inhalation Burns From Spilled Chemicals

An employee of Pioneer Hotel and Gambling Hall was cleaning a concrete floor with a lime scale remover that contained phosphoric and hydrochloric acids. When he accidentally knocked over a one gallon container of chlorine bleach and the mixture of chemicals gave off chlorine vapors (gas). Employees #1 through #6 were exposed to the toxic fumes, resulting in minor inhalation burns of the throat and lungs. All but Employee #2 were hospitalized.

Keywords:throat, ventilation, bleach, work rules, cleaning, inhalation, chlorine, chemical burn, spill, toxic fumes

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102053543 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Kitchen workers, food preparation
2 102053543 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Kitchen workers, food preparation
3 102053543 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation
4 102053543 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Cooks, except short order
5 102053543 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation
6 102053543 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Kitchen workers, food preparation
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