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Accident: 202080586 - Employee Mixing Pool Solution Inhales Chlorine Vapors

Accident: 202080586 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 08/16/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31489654908/16/20106513Sun Communities Inc.
An employee was working in a pool house mixing a chlorine slurry by adding chlorine granules to a bucket of water. When the employee started mixing the slurry, it got foamy and began to spill over the top of the bucket. In a short time, the slurry began popping, and employee was splashed with the chlorine slurry. He inhaled chlorine vapors, and he was hospitalized. The report did not indicate whether he sustained any burns as well.
Keywords: lung, vapor, inhalation, chlorine, pool, disinfectant, skin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314896549 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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