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Accident: 202635421 - Employee Suffers Injury In Chemical Explosion

Accident: 202635421 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/07/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31599490503/20/20127011Residence Inn By Marriott
Employee #1 was mixing muriatic acid & chlorine chemicals for the hotel pool when there was a reaction, causing an explosion. Employee #1 received a ruptured eardrum and eye irritation from the accident. Employee #1 was hospitalized overnight for observation, and then released. It was determined that Employee #1 did have some hearing loss due to the accident.
Keywords: burn, ear, chlorine, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315994905 Hospitalized injury Hearing Loss Occupation not reported

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