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Accident: 783258 - Six Employees Inhale Toxic Sealant Vapors

Accident: 783258 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 03/22/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12378984403/24/19952326Berne Apparel Company
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on March 22, 1995, employees running sewing machines in the plant area of Bernie Apparel became ill after exposure to chemical vapors. The vapors were believed to have originated from a new construction area where a floor sealant had been applied several hours before. Employees #1 through #6 experienced respiratory tract irritation. Employees #1 through #5 were treated by their family physicians; Employee #6 was hospitalized.
Keywords: respiratory, ventilation, toxic atmosphere, inhalation, air contamination, chemical vapor, toxic fumes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123789844 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 123789844 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 123789844 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 123789844 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 123789844 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 123789844 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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