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Accident: 201344710 - Six Employees Overcome By Chlorine Dioxide

Accident: 201344710 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 04/28/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31178835004/29/20082011Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on April 28, 2008, six employees were working in the SANOVA room at Tyson Fresh Meats. They were injured when they became overcome from exposure to chlorine dioxide. Chlorine dioxide was the by-product of the sanitizer sprayed on the beef carcass. The employees were hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: asphyxiated, food packaging mach, chlorine, chlorine dioxide, chemical reaction, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311788350 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
2 311788350 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
3 311788350 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
4 311788350 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
5 311788350 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
6 311788350 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported

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