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Accident: 95606.015 - Two Employees Are Sprayed With Liquid Chemicals, One Employe

Accident: 95606.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1232996.01505/15/2017Arconics Davenport Works
At 8:30 p.m. on May 11, 2017, two employees had been welding a pipe assembly and installed it on a chlorine tank. Employee #1 opened a valve to transfer the li quid chlorine from a supply tank into the weigh tank. A flange fitting was not tightened and both employees were sprayed with liquid chlorine. Both employees also inhaled some chlorine fumes. Both employees were transported to the hospit al and Employee #1 stayed overnight for observation. Employee #2 was also trans ported to the hospital but released after examination.
Keywords: chemical, chlorine, inhalation, leak, tank, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232996.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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