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Accident: 201166857 - Employee Is Exposed To Perchloroethylene

Accident: 201166857 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 08/30/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12615089509/19/20057216Michael Moskowitz Dba Baronet Cleaners
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on August 30, 2005, Employee #1, the owner of Baronet Cleaners, was working on the facility's Lindus 30 dry cleaning machine. While working on a valve, perchloroethylene was released and splashed in his face and spilled on to the floor. The fire department was called and the spill was contained and cleaned up. The employees working in the front of the facility were evacuated until the spill was cleaned. Employee #1 was transported to Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital, where he was treated and released the same day.
Keywords: repair, dry cleaning, perchloroethylene, face, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126150895 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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