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Accident: 202271870 - Two Employees Suffer From Asphyxia

Accident: 202271870 -- Report ID: 0253650 -- Event Date: 11/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31135025011/05/20079531Nycha Richmond Terrace Houses
On November 5, 2007, Employees #1 and #2, caretakers, were spreading hydrated lime over the soil to neutralize the odor at the basement level after a sewage flooding. Both employees suffered from asphyxia from inhalation of lime dust and were hospitalized.
Keywords: janitor, asphyxiated, dust, cleaning, lime, inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311350250 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Janitors and cleaners
2 311350250 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Janitors and cleaners

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