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Accident: 114068.015 - Employee Experiences Loss Of Breath After Inhaling Material

Accident: 114068.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 02/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1382149.01502/22/2019Chemstar Corporation
At 7:30 a.m. on February 18, 2019, an employee was working for a wholesaler of chemicals primarily for use by grocery store chains in their stores and warehouses. He was preparing to change out a tote. The tote contained a corrosive or acidic liquid chemical. The employee prepared to put the replacement tote into position by unscrewing its top and placing a suction device over the opening. As he did this, he smelled or inhaled the vapors of the acid within. He experienced a loss of breath. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: respiratory tract, chemical exposure, chemical, corrosive, lung, inhalation, chemical vapor, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382149.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Other Chemical technicians

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