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Accident: 202508065 - Employee Becomes Ill From Unidentified Gas Exposure

Accident: 202508065 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/24/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432553111/30/20106061Provident Credit Union
On November 24, 2010, employees of a credit union in San Ramon, CA indicated that they smelled gas in the building, after arriving at work at approximately 8:30 a.m. Employee #1 was sick throughout the morning, with symptoms such as light headedness, nausea, a burning sensation in the nose, and vomiting. Her condition became more serious shortly after the credit union office was evacuated and closed. The local fire department was contacted at approximately 11:40 a.m. When they arrived at approximately 11:44 a.m., they provided medical assistance to Employee #1, who was visibly ill. The San Ramon Valley Fire Department transported Employee #1 to Kaiser Walnut Creek Hospital Emergency Department, and they arrived at approximately 12:18 p.m. Employee #1 was examined and given tests but was released at 6:45 p.m., with no evidence of illness related to the unidentified gas release and exposure.
Keywords: toxic atmosphere, gas, nausea, dizziness, respiratory tract, overexposure, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314325531 Hospitalized injury Other Bank tellers

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