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Accident: 201702958 - Chemical Reaction Causing Respiratory Distress In 2 Workers

Accident: 201702958 -- Report ID: 1054195 -- Event Date: 02/16/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31346389502/18/20108062Doninican Frutland Clinic
On February 16, 2010, Employee #1 and Employee #2, of Holy Rosary Hospital, were working at the laundry room and they mixed incompatible chemicals together. The mix caused a gaseous chemical reaction which the workers inhaled causing respiratory distress. They were admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Keywords: chemical reaction, respiratory tract
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313463895 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, cleaning and building service workers
2 313463895 Hospitalized injury Other Launderers and ironers

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