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Accident: 202520516 - Employee Injured From Chemical Vapor

Accident: 202520516 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/12/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257957608/04/20107261Evergreen Memorial Park & Funeral Home
Employee #1 added a chemical, thought to be battery acid, into a small tray of instruments, for cleaning. The chemicals reacted exothermically and created a vapor cloud. Employee #1 was not hospitalized, nor did the employee see a doctor for treatment.
Keywords: battery, lung, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312579576 Non Hospitalized injury Other Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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