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Accident: 96472.015 - Employee Breathes In Excess Calcium Hypochlorite Vapors

Accident: 96472.015 -- Report ID: 0150900 -- Event Date: 02/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1209431.01502/10/2017Town Of Oxford Board Of Education
On February 10, 2017, an employee was making preparations to chlorinate a swimmi ng pool. As he opened a sealed container of Calcium Hypochlorite, he was overco me by the vapors and had difficulty breathing.
Keywords: asphyxiated, chlorine, toxic fumes, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1209431.015 40 M Non Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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