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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14241673 - Nine Employees Treated After Ammonia Leak

Accident: 14241673 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 03/11/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10905771103/12/19935142Southern Star Foods, Inc.
A faulty tube in an air conditioning unit evaporation coil leaked anhydrous ammonia gas into the production area. Employees #1 through #9 were taken to a hospital for respiratory treatment. Two employees were held overnight for observation.
Keywords: leak, respiratory, air conditioner, inhalation, equipment failure, gas, anhydrous ammonia, gas leak
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
9 109057711 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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