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Accident: 115522.015 - Employee Incurs Lung And Respiratory Tract Injuries After Ex

Accident: 115522.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 11/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359185.01511/08/2018Wisconsin Engraving Company, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on November 7, 2018, Employee #1 and several coworkers were expose d to chlorine gas vapor when an unlabeled container of hydrochloric acid was ina dvertently poured into an unlabeled container of sodium chlorate. This exposed t he employees to respiratory system injury, specifically lung and respiratory tra ct injury. Employee # 1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: chlorine, container, gas, hydrochloric acid, lung, poisoning, respiratory, respiratory tract, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1359185.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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