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Accident: 171056872 - Two Employees Suffer From Exposure To Fumes In Warehouse

Accident: 171056872 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/03/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12679240709/01/19981742Wallboard Specialties Inc
Employees #1 and #2 were installing wallboard in a new warehouse used to store hides when they were apparently overcome by noxious gases. They went to the hospital complaining of irritated noses, throats, and lungs. They were told to rest, and two days later both returned to work.
Keywords: respiratory, throat, installing, vapor, ventilation, work rules, construction, inhalation, chemical vapor, chemical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126792407 Hospitalized injury Other Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior masonry
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor
2 126792407 Hospitalized injury Other Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior masonry
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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