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Accident: 170706519 - Employee Inhales Gas From Mixed Household-Cleaners

Accident: 170706519 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 01/27/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12005978702/02/19947933San Marcos Bowl
Employee #1 mixed what he said were equal parts of Lime Away and bleach to clean a drain in a restroom. The resulting fumes were most likely chlorine-based and constricted Employee #1's airways and lungs, causing coughing. He was taken across the street to SBMFC and given air in the emergency room. He was released and returned to work about 20 minutes later.
Keywords: lung, bleach, work rules, inhalation, chemical reaction, cleaning fluid, chemical vapor, cough
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120059787 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Kitchen workers, food preparation

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