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Accident: 201093762 - Employee Exposed To Anhydrous Ammonia Leak

Accident: 201093762 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 10/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12614537410/28/19997382Boyd & Associates
At 10:00 p.m. on October 16, 1999, Employee #1, a security officer, was exposed to anhydrous ammonia when a newly installed Hanson valve failed. Employee #1 was treated and released and is not known to have suffered any permanent injuries. The valve's manufacturer determined that a Teflon valve seal apparently had not seated properly.
Keywords: leak, anhydrous ammonia, valve, seal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126145374 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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