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Accident: 779306 - Employees Ill After Inhaling Coal Tar Volatiles

Accident: 779306 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 10/22/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10465336510/24/19881761Westate Maintenance Of Nevada Inc
Employees #1, #2, and #3 were flood coating Whitehead School with cellotex roofing pitch, a coal tar pitch. They became ill from inhalation of and skin contact with the coal tar volatiles. The employees were supplied with improper personal protective equipment.
Keywords: coal tar pitch, roof, ppe, work rules, construction, inhalation, cellotex material, skin, toxic fumes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104653365 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Roofers
2 104653365 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Roofers
3 104653365 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Roofers

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