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Accident: 202586467 - Worker Suffers Ill Effects From Herbicide Overexposure

Accident: 202586467 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 08/21/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348017009/01/20090181Altman Plants,Inc.
On August 21, 2009, a worker entered a greenhouse approximately two to three hours after an herbicide had been applied to the plants. The worker suffered various symptoms of pesticide overexposure, such as, headache and vomiting. She was not hospitalized.
Keywords: respiratory, ventilation, headache, inhalation, chemical vapor, overexposure, chemical, respirator, vomit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313480170 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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