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Accident: 792770 - Employees Hospitalized After Exposure To Chemical Spill

Accident: 792770 -- Report ID: 1054195 -- Event Date: 04/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11574668704/23/19925311Fred Meyer Stores Inc
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on April 23, 1992, two shotgun blasts entered the north side of the Fred Meyer store in Bend, OR. The gunshots caused a number of lawn and garden chemical products to spill and mix together. Under the store manager's instructions Employees #1 and #8 attempted to contain the spill. Employees #2 through #7 entered the area at different times to observe the incident before the store manager and the fire department evacuated the employees. The fire department stated that employees who experienced symptoms indicative of chemical exposure should go to a hospital emergency room. Employees #1 through #8 went to the hospital.
Keywords: chemical reaction, spill, toxic fumes, evacuation, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Janitors and cleaners
2 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Sales workers, other commodities
3 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Sales workers, other commodities
4 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Sales workers, other commodities
5 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Sales workers, other commodities
6 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Sales workers, other commodities
7 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Sales workers, other commodities
8 115746687 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Janitors and cleaners

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