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Accident: 14336556 - Employee Inhales Oleum Mist

Accident: 14336556 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 05/23/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10282733405/23/19892841Time Products, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10282729205/23/19894953Roy F. Weston, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10283007205/24/19894953O. H. Materials Corp.
Employee #1, of a trucking company, was pumping oleum (fuming sulfuric acid) into a storage tank at a detergent manufacturing plant. The hose burst, releasing oleum mist into the air. No one, including Employee #1, was seriously injured. Although 13 employees went to the hospital, none were admitted.
Keywords: toxic atmosphere, inhalation, equipment failure, sulfuric acid, vapor, hose, rupture, accidental discharge, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102827334 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 102827292 Occupation Not Listed
3 102830072 Occupation Not Listed

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