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Accident: 202470159 - Employee Has Asthma Attack While Breathing Paint Spray

Accident: 202470159 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31243709806/17/20102426Aged Timber Co., Inc.
On June 9, 2010, Employee #1 of Aged Timber Co., Inc., collapsed while working on a spray finish line. Employee #1 was working on the spray line at the area where the boards are wiped with water. The spray line has a conveyor system with a ventilation system. At the time of the incident the spray coating constituents had no established PEL values. Employee #1 collapsed from an apparent asthma attack.
Keywords: ventilation, inhalation, paint
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312437098 Hospitalized injury Other Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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