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Accident: 200074813 - Four Employees Are Exposed To Carbon Dioxide

Accident: 200074813 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 07/13/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31585854807/14/20112111Lorillard Tobacco Company
On July 13, 2011, Employees #1 through #4 were exposed to carbon dioxide at the Lorillard Tobacco Company. All reported feeling dizzy but none lost consciousness. Emergency medical services and the facility's nursing staff treated the employees on site. Two of the employees were released from EMS care on site, but they requested to be transported to area hospitals along with the other two exposed employees. One was transported to Wesley Long Hospital and the other three were transported to Moses Cone Hospital. Employee #4 was hospitalized for observation and the others were released.
Keywords: respiratory, inhalation, dizziness, carbon dioxide, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315858548 Non Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, production occupations
2 315858548 Non Hospitalized injury Other Mixing and blending machine operators
3 315858548 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, production occupations
4 315858548 Non Hospitalized injury Other Mixing and blending machine operators

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