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Accident: 14252340 - Employees Exposed To Chlorine Vapors

Accident: 14252340 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/19/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
299367308/20/19852631Champion International Corp
AT APPROXIMATELY 11:30 AM ON AUGUST 19, 1985, A HOLDING TANK CONTAINING CHLORINE CONTAMINATED WATER RUPTURED. THE CHLORINE FROM THE ESCAPING WATER VAPORIZED, EXPOSING NUMEROUS EMPLOYEES OF THE CHAMPION AND B.E. AND K. COMPANIES TO CHLORINE GAS. EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH #9 WERE EITHER TREATED AT THE CHAMPION FIRST AID STATION OR WERE SENT TO THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: respiratory, inhalation, rupture, chlorine, toxic fumes, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
2 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
3 2993673 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
4 2993673 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
5 2993673 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
6 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
7 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
8 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
9 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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