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Accident: 14377584 - Employee Hospitalized After Inhaling Perchloroethylene

Accident: 14377584 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 05/11/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10113345205/12/19883069W.H. Salisbury Rubber Products Co.
Employee #1 had been cleaning the insides of a hopper with a rag soaked in perchloroethylene when he was found unconscious. He had been wearing a dust mask, which was the wrong type of respirator.
Keywords: unconsciousness, confined space, work rules, cleaning, toxic atmosphere, inhalation, perchloroethylene, scba, hopper, respirator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101133452 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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