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Accident: 202490462 - Employee Is Exposed To Chemical Fumes

Accident: 202490462 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/11/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31453309209/23/20105411Save Mart Supermarkets, Store #602
On September 11, 2010, Employee #1, a butcher block clerk in the meat department of a Save Mart Supermarket, was cleaning the butcher block area with Kay Chlorinated Cleaner and a water hose when he noticed a strong chlorine smell. He approached a senior coworker, who also noticed the chlorine smell, and sent Employee #1 home. The coworker found a torn bag of KemTek pool shock on the floor of the area. Emergency responders investigated the exposure; no employees were transported. Employee #1 drove himself to Enloe Medical Center, where he was treated for the chlorine exposure.
Keywords: vapor, cleaning, chlorine, chemical vapor, toxic fumes, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314533092 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Butchers and meat cutters

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