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Accident: 778316 - Eleven Employees Exposed To Toxic Vapors

Accident: 778316 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 06/10/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10462236006/10/19877011Aladdin Hotel & Casino
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS A HYDROCHLORIC ACID SOLUTION IN AN ALUMINUM POT TO CLEAN PARTS. THE HYDROCHLORIC ACID REACTED WITH THE ALUMINUM IN THE POT TO FORM TOXIC VAPORS. ELEVEN EMPLOYEES WERE HOSPITALIZED WITH SYMPTOMS RESULTING FROM INHALATION OF THE VAPORS.
Keywords: respiratory, hydrochloric acid, work rules, inhalation, chemical reaction, toxic fumes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Guards and police, excluding public service
2 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Guards and police, excluding public service
3 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Guards and police, excluding public service
4 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Guards and police, excluding public service
5 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Guards and police, excluding public service
6 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Computer operators
7 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Administrative support occupations, n.e.c.
8 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Administrative support occupations, n.e.c.
9 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Administrative support occupations, n.e.c.
10 104622360 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Administrative support occupations, n.e.c.
11 104622360 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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