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Accident: 14387518 - Ten Employees Exposed To Chlorine Gas, Four Hospitalized

Accident: 14387518 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 10/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
133068710/31/19843479Chicago Etching Corporation
Employees #1 through #10 were exposed to chlorine gas when a chlorine leak occurred on an etching line that was used to etch printed circuit boards. Employees #4 through #7 were hospitalized. The leak was caused by the malfunction of probes used to control the amount of chlorine released in the system.
Keywords: leak, inhalation, chlorine, etching operation, gas leak, toxic fumes, overexposure, accidental discharge, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1330687 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 1330687 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 1330687 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 1330687 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 1330687 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 1330687 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 1330687 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 1330687 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
9 1330687 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
10 1330687 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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