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Accident: 107457.015 - Employee Suffers Respiratory Issues When Exposed To Heavy Co

Accident: 107457.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 07/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331122.01507/18/2018River Ridge Condo Association Corp.
At 10:30 a.m. on July 18, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker were repairing the hi gh capacity off line automatic chlorine/bromine pump feeder used to service the community swimming pool. Employee #1 experienced some respiratory irritation af ter inhaling some chlorine fumes but he continued to work through it. Both empl oyees were exposed to a heavy concentration of fumes when a buildup of them esca ped to the surrounding area. Employee #1 had difficulty in breathing due to che mical exposure from the build-up.
Keywords: chemical vapor, chlorine, respiratory
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331122.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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