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Accident: 170606347 - Employee Suffers Exposure To Sulfuryl Fluoride Mist

Accident: 170606347 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/29/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12004142110/06/19947342Terminix International
Employee #1 was inside isolation to prepare a building for fumigation when the pesticide fume was introduced into isolation by a coworker outside isolation. Employee #1 left work and 10 minutes later, while driving home, suffered a stomachache, a strange taste in his mouth, numb lips, and vomiting. He was admitted to the hospital for three days for exposure to sulfuryl fluoride mist, taking a five-day leave from work. Employee #1 was not wearing any personal protective equipment.
Keywords: ppe, mouth, work rules, inhalation, nausea, overexposure, pesticide, stomach, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120041421 Hospitalized injury Cancer Pest control occupations

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