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Accident: 14385702 - Employee Dies From Chlorine Gas Poisoning

Accident: 14385702 -- Report ID: 0523310 -- Event Date: 05/09/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10261643005/09/19902047Mondovi Foods, Inc.
Employee #1 was unloading and cleaning a truck tank trailer that contained poultry offal. He was inside the 25,750 gallon tank trailer, cleaning and rinsing the interior, when he collapsed and died. The coroner's report indicated that the employee died from pulmonary edema due to chlorine gas poisoning.
Keywords: tank truck, pulmonary edema, confined space, work rules, cleaning, inhalation, gas, chlorine, poisoning, toxic fumes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102616430 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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