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Accident: 170571939 - Employee Exposed To Germicide Disinfectant

Accident: 170571939 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 10/12/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30176010410/20/19988221University Of South Carolina
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on October 12, 1998, Employee #1 was spraying a germicide in a dorm room as a disinfectant. The fogging action of the spray caused the fire alarm to go off, and the public safety officer responded. Employee #1 was sent to the infirmary to be examined, and was then sent home.
Keywords: janitor, vapor, ventilation, inhalation, cleaning fluid, chemical vapor, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301760104 Non Hospitalized injury Other Police and detectives, public service

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