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Accident: 200370013 - Employee Suffers From Exposure To Paint Vapors

Accident: 200370013 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/11/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30176571503/12/19982261Island Screen Works Inc.
Employee #1 and several coworkers were exposed to organic vapors coming from an adjoining area where the floors were being painted with an industrial-type epoxy floor paint. Several employees began experiencing symptoms that included headache, nausea, and chest pains. Employee #1 was transported to the local hospital, where he was treated and released.
Keywords: vapor, ventilation, headache, work rules, inhalation, nausea, paint, air contamination, paint solvent, chemical vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301765715 Non Hospitalized injury Other Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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