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Accident: 108362.015 - Employee Breathes In Chlorine Fumes While Mixing Chemicals

Accident: 108362.015 -- Report ID: 0625500 -- Event Date: 08/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339782.01508/17/2018Univar Usa, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on August 14, 2018, an employee was mixing chemicals in a 330 gallo n tote that he thought was empty. The employee breathed in the chlorine fumes t hat formed when mixed with other chemicals in the tote which affected his breath ing. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: chlorine, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1339782.015 30 M Hospitalized injury

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