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Accident: 94935.015 - Fourteen Employees Are Evaluated For Exposure To Chlorine Di

Accident: 94935.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 02/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1226962.01502/22/2017Woodland Pulp, Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on February 16, 2017, an employee was closing the cover of a washer when a small cloud of chlorine dioxide was released. The employee inhaled some of the vapor. The employee began coughing and experienced shortness of breath. The employee and thirteen other employees were taken to a local hospital and e valuated for exposure to chlorine dioxide vapors.
Keywords: accidental discharge, chlorine dioxide, inhalation, lockout/tagout, respiratory, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1226962.015 35 M Non Hospitalized injury Electrical and electronic technicians

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