Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170034086 - Twenty-One Employees Treated For Possible Freon Inhalation

Accident: 170034086 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 06/20/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10096983106/21/19913724Windsor Manufacturing Ceramics Division
At approximately 2:00 a.m. on June 21, 1992, employees reported an odor in a building where silicon chips are prepared. Thirty employees reported feeling ill with symptoms including nausea, burning eyes, and runny noses. Employees #1 through #21 were transported to hospitals, evaluated, and then released. The exact cause of the release was not determined, although it was speculated that freon may have entered the work areas through the cooling system.
Keywords: eye, leak, ventilation, inhalation, nose, freon, nausea, toxic fumes, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
9 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
10 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
11 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
12 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
13 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
14 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
15 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
16 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
17 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
18 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
19 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
20 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
21 100969831 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close