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Accident: 111614.015 - Employees Suffer Nausea And Burning Sensations From Ammonia

Accident: 111614.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 11/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364593.01512/03/2018Koch Foods Of Gadsden Llc
At 4:00 p.m. on November 30, 2018, four employees were working in their assigned process area. There was a stress fracture on a Morris Red Water Rechiller tube and anhydrous ammonia leaked into the water pipe that empties into a Chiller in the processing area. The employees sustained burning sensations in their eyes an d throats, vomiting, nausea, coughing, and blurred vision.
Keywords: ammonia, cough, eye, fracture, nausea, throat, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364593.015 20 F Hospitalized injury Butchers and meat cutters
2 1364593.015 25 F Hospitalized injury Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
3 1364593.015 33 F Hospitalized injury Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
4 1364593.015 35 F Hospitalized injury Butchers and meat cutters

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