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Accident: 128975.015 - Employee Is Killed After Exposure To Chemical Vapors

Accident: 128975.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/25/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1489951.01508/26/2020Steve Angerstien
At 3:30 p.m. on August 25, 2020, an employee was cleaning a bathroom with cleani ng chemicals, including but not limited to, liquid chlorine bleach. The employee was pouring liquid chlorine bleach into bathroom drains and toilets. The exposu re to the chemical vapors caused the employee to become ill and loose consciousn ess. The employee was killed as a result of an acute exacerbation of COPD.
Keywords: bleach, chemical exposure, chemical vapor, chlorine, cleaning, cleaning fluid, overcome by vapors, unconsciousness
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489951.015 49 F Fatality Janitors and cleaners

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