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Accident: 14210629 - Employees Exposed To Chlorine Gas

Accident: 14210629 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 11/01/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1486359111/02/19847999Columbia Swim Center
AN ACCIDENTAL MIXING OF MURIATIC ACID AND SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE LEAD TO THE RELEASE OF CHLORINE GAS. THE GAS PENETRATED THE LOUNGE ROOMS AND LOBBY AREA DIRECTLY ABOVE. THE TWO EXPOSED EMPLOYEES AND A FEW PATRONS WERE TRANSPORTED TO A HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM FOR OBSERVATION.
Keywords: respiratory, inhalation, chlorine, chemical reaction, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14863591 Non Hospitalized injury Other Attendants, amusement and recreation facilities
2 14863591 Non Hospitalized injury Other Attendants, amusement and recreation facilities

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