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Accident: 170813786 - Employee Injured From Inhaling Chlorine Gas

Accident: 170813786 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/18/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566142104/23/19968211Gjusd-Grant High School
Employee #1, a custodian, was raising a waste can to pour the contents into a larger can when he inhaled chlorine gas that had evolved from materials in the can.
Keywords: janitor, respiratory, vapor, caustic, inhalation, chlorine, respiratory tract, cleaning fluid, chemical vapor, toxic fumes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125661421 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Janitors and cleaners

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