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Accident: 201612819 - Employee Loses Consciousness When Exposed To Spray Paint

Accident: 201612819 -- Report ID: 1054193 -- Event Date: 10/27/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30747342111/19/20048062The Silverton Hospital
On October 27, 2004, the employee was spraying walkers for physical therapy with paint cans, 17051 Sun Glow Orange, containing Hexane, Ethylbenzene, Xylene, and Acetone. After spraying three cans, the worker experienced numbness in extremities, shortness of breath, pain in his left mid chest and lost consciousness. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: lung, unconsciousness, xylene, inhalation, spray painting, acetone, hexane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307473421 Hospitalized injury Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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