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Accident: 201637287 - Employee Is Exposed To Chlorine Gas

Accident: 201637287 -- Report ID: 1054191 -- Event Date: 10/16/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117438710/17/20075169Northstar Chemical Inc
On October 16, 2007, Employee #1 was filling empty chlorine drums located on a pallet. A drum, which had contained sulfuric acid, was also on the pallet. The chlorine was inadvertently added to the acid drum, exposing 11 employees to chlorine gas. Employee #1 was not hospitalized for his exposure.
Keywords: lung, asphyxiated, ppe, drum, inhalation, chlorine, pallet, chemical vapor, sulfuric acid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311174387 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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