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Accident: 14467260 - Inhaled Chlorine Gas From Cleaning Compounds

Accident: 14467260 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 01/19/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
88862801/22/19855812Chuck E Cheeses Pizza Time Theater
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSIGNED TO CLEAN TRASH BARRELS. HE MIXED CHLOROX, CONTAINING SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE, WITH SOILAX, CONTAINING AMMONIUM CHLORIDES, OXALIC ACID AND LIME-A-WAY, CONTAINING PHOSPHORIC ACID. EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH #10 INHALED THE CHLORINE GAS PRODUCED AND EXPERIENCED THE FOLLOWING HEALTH EFFECTS: NAUSEA, VOMITING, HEADACHES, AND EYE AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM IRRITATION. ALL THE EMPLOYEES WERE RELEASED AFTER TREATMENT AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL. THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE AT 10:45 PM ON JANUARY 19, 1985, AT A PIZZA PARLOR RESTAURANT. SEVERAL CUSTOMERS WERE PRESENT BUT WERE IMMEDIATELY EVACUATED. THEY DID NOT EXPERIENCE ANY SYMPTOMS.
Keywords: eye, headache, inhalation, nausea, chlorine, chemical reaction, chemical, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
2 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
3 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
4 888628 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
5 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
6 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
7 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
8 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
9 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
10 888628 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported

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