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Inspection: 3026242 - Dp Systems & Services Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

 

Inspection Nr: 3026242
Report ID: 0453710
Open Date: 05/29/1986

Site Address:
Dp Systems & Services Inc
2120 Pinecroft Rd
Greensboro, NC 27417

Mailing Address:
Po Box 7287, Greensboro, NC 27417

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:7374

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 05/29/1986

Emphasis:

Close Case:05/29/1986


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360769160

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14339808
Event: 05/29/1986
Employees Suffered Respiratory Irritation; Agent Unknown

IN THE LATE MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON OF MAY 29, 1986, THE EMPLOYEES BEGAN FEELING DIZZY AND SUFFERING MINOR EYE AND RESPIRATORY IRRITATION. AT ABOUT 3 PM EMPLOYEE #1 PASSED OUT. THE NEXT MORNING THE EMPLOYEES AGAIN FELT LIGHTHEADED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED, BUT WAS UNABLE TO DETECT ANY CARBON MONOXIDE OR OTHER COMBUSTIBLE GAS. HOWEVER, EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH #10 WENT TO THE HOSPITAL FOR DIGNOSTIC TESTING. NO OTHER TENNANTS IN THE OFFICE BUILDING WERE AFFECTED. BLOOD SAMPLING REVEALED SLIGHTLY ELEVATED CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN LEVELS. THE AIR IN THE BUILDING WAS 100% RECIRCULATED. AIR MONITORING FOR ORGANIC VAPORS AND A WIDE VARIETY OF IRRITANTS DID NOT DETECT ANY AIR CONTAMINANTS.

Keywords:eye, respiratory, unconsciousness, inhalation, dizziness, carboxyhemoglobin

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Computer operators
2 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Secretaries
3 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Secretaries
4 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Billing clerks
5 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Sales occupations, other business services
6 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Sales occupations, other business services
7 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Computer programmers
8 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Sales occupations, other business services
9 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Secretaries
10 3026242 Hospitalized injury Other Sales occupations, other business services
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