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Accident: 14262141 - Employees Injured In Chemical Vapor Explosion

Accident: 14262141 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/24/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1478095107/25/19847218Community Towel & Uniform Co
EMPLOYEES #1-4 WERE INJURED IN AN EXPLOSION IN THE WASH AND DRYER AREA. THE EXPLOSION WAS RELATED TO THE PRESENCE OF THE FOLLOWING CHEMICAL VAPORS IN THE AIR: ACETONE, XYLENE, TOLUENE, AND NAPHTHA.
Keywords: vapor, flammable vapors, xylene, acetone, naphtha, toluene, explosion, chemical vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14780951 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators
2 14780951 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators
3 14780951 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
4 14780951 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators

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