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Accident: 14387492 - Ten Employees Exposed To Toxic Vapors From Burning Plastic

Accident: 14387492 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 07/13/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10009260007/17/19853089Travenol Laboratories Inc
Employees #1 through #10 were in the vicinity when a plastic injection molding press malfunctioned. Dielrin, the plastic material that was being used, burned, emitting hazardous decomposition products such as formaldehyde. Employees #1 through #10 were exposed to the smoke and complained of irritation to their lungs and eyes.
Keywords: eye, respiratory, lung, molding machine, inhalation, plastic mfg, smoke, toxic fumes, formaldehyde, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
9 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
10 100092600 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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