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Accident: 200962231 - Four Employees Injured By Inhaling Trichlorethylene

Accident: 200962231 -- Report ID: 0352470 -- Event Date: 06/18/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30202146406/19/19983412Greif Brothers Corporation
Employees #1 through #4 were exposed to trichloroethylene when a degreaser malfunctioned and caused a vapor cloud to form. All four workers were transported to the hospital, where they were held overnight for observation and then released. The cause of the malfunction was not determined, and the degreaser was taken out of service.
Keywords: vapor, inhalation, gas, degreaser, chemical vapor, overexposure, trichlorethylene, mech malfunction, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302021464 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Machine operators, not specified
2 302021464 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Washing, cleaning and pickling machine operators
3 302021464 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Machine operators, not specified
4 302021464 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Machine operators, not specified

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