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Accident: 170184733 - Employee Exposed To Chlorine Gas

Accident: 170184733 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 08/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11175102008/07/19912891Electroply Inc.
Employee #1 was passing by the chlorine storage tank area when he noticed an unusual smell of chlorine. He entered the storage area to turn off the chlorine tank and experienced difficulty breathing. He reported to the maintenance supervisor and was transported by ambulance to Kenney Medical Center. Employee #1 suffered from mild gas exposure and was released after being asked to return to the medical center the next day for a follow-up.
Keywords: leak, vapor, inhalation, storage tank, gas, chlorine, respiratory tract, chemical vapor, overexposure, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111751020 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Technicians, n.e.c.

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