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Accident: 201931201 - Employee Is Found Dead After Exposure To Chlorine

Accident: 201931201 -- Report ID: 0419000 -- Event Date: 06/27/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30141621006/27/20081721Patrinos Painting
On June 27, 2008, Employee #1 and a coworker were performing mold inspections in an army barrack. A contractor was spraying a 6 to 1 mixture of bleach and water. Employee #1 complained of chest pains and the odor of chlorine later that evening. He was found dead in his hotel room the following day.
Keywords: chest, bleach, inhalation, chlorine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301416210 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Other

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