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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14249916 - Employees Exposed To Chlorine Gas From Pipe Leak

Accident: 14249916 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 12/05/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
297759312/06/19852611Weyerhaeuser Company New Bern Pulp Mill
STARTING AT ABOUT 12 NOON THE 7 AFFECTED EMPLOYEES BEGAN TO SMELL CHLORINE GAS AND TO EXPERIENCE SYMPTOMS, SUCH AS IRRITATION OF THE EYES, NOSE, THROAT AND CHEST, COUGHING, GAGGING AND HEADACHES. THE GAS HAD ESCAPED THROUGH A RUPTURED PIPE. ALL THE EMPLOYEES WERE CHECKED OUT BY MEDICAL PERSONNEL, GIVEN OXYGEN AND RETURNED TO WORK.
Keywords: chest, respiratory, throat, headache, inhalation, nose, rupture, chlorine, gas leak, cough
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 2977593 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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