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Accident: 977108 - Employees Suffer From Exposure To Ammonia

Accident: 977108 -- Report ID: 0454723 -- Event Date: 02/11/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10550255303/09/19874213Fleet Transport Co Inc
Employees #1 and #2 were cleaning the interior of a tank trailer. Only general ventilation was available and they were exposed to ammonia mist and vapors. A chemical reaction with some other materials may have also occurred. Ammonia trailers were not routinely cleaned at this terminal.
Keywords: ventilation, ammonia, work rules, cleaning, inhalation, chemical reaction, toxic fumes, trailer, overexposure, respirator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105502553 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners
2 105502553 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners

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