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Accident: 758953 - 28 Employees Exposed To Chlorine Vapors

Accident: 758953 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 07/31/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10394323907/31/19879190Kokomo City
A CONNECTION ON A CHLORINE TANK PARTED, ALLOWING CHLORINE GAS TO ESCAPE INTO THE ATMOSPHERE. TWENTY EIGHT CITY EMPLOYEES AND FIRE FIGHTERS EXPERIENCED RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS DUE TO EXPOSURE TO THE HIGH CONCENTRATION OF ATMOSPHERIC CHLORINE.
Keywords: respiratory, inhalation, rupture, chlorine, gas leak, toxic fumes, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
2 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
3 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
4 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
5 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
6 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
7 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
8 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
9 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
10 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
11 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
12 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
13 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
14 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
15 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
16 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
17 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
18 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
19 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
20 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
21 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
22 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
23 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
24 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
25 103943239 Non Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
26 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
27 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
28 103943239 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations

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