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Accident: 92926.015 - Employee Is Poisoned While Weighing Potassium Cyanide Salts

Accident: 92926.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 01/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1208801.01502/08/2017Amresco, Llc.
At 10:30 p.m. on January 27, 2017, an employee weighed and carried potassium cyanide salts to a laboratory hood. The employee was wearing an N95 respirator. The employee sustained acute potassium cyanide poisoning.
Keywords: poisoning, chemical, respirator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1208801.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Science technicians, n.e.c.

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