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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201490844 - Four Employees Are Exposed To Unknown Vapor

Accident: 201490844 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/03/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31082376011/27/20078011Sequoia Community Health Center
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 3, 2007, Employee #1, #2, #3, and #4 reported to the medical clinic complaining of nausea, dizziness, and headache. All four of the employees were exposed to fugitive emissions from organic decomposition of stagnant water in the fire suppression sprinkler system that was being repaired that morning. The foul vapor odor released from the ceiling fire sprinkler system was spread throughout the building by the ventilation system. All four employees were treated and released after two hours. One of them reported to the emergency room at a local hospital at 4:00 p.m., but was released that evening at 8:30 p.m.
Keywords: lung, vapor, headache, inhalation, nausea, dizziness, water pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310823760 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 310823760 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 310823760 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 310823760 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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