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Accident: 200550648 - Four Employees Suffer Respiratory Distress During Torching

Accident: 200550648 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 01/14/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12346782102/12/19973589Hydrodynamics Corp.
On January 14, 1997, Employees #1 through #4 were torching a hydrounit for scrap metal. The four workers suffered respiratory problems after breathing in fumes during the process. Employees #1 through #3 were hospitalized; Employee #4 was treated and released.
Keywords: respiratory, ppe, work rules, inhalation, gas, torch, respiratory tract, chemical vapor, chemical, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123467821 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 123467821 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 123467821 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 123467821 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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