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Accident: 993477 - Two Employees Exposed During Methyl Methacrylate Spill

Accident: 993477 -- Report ID: 0253630 -- Event Date: 03/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10218980003/11/19868211Alden Central High School
Employee #1 and a student were placing a sheet of plastic on a shelf in a storage room. An approximately one pint bottle of methyl methacrylate was knocked off a shelf, fell on the floor, and broke. Employee #1 cleaned the spill with sawdust. Employee #2 arrived at the site after the spill had been cleaned. Both employees were examined and released. Employee #1 said that he had had a headache immediately after the spill; no injuries were sustained.
Keywords: headache, work rules, inhalation, storage room, spill, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102189800 Hospitalized injury Other Trade and industrial teachers
2 102189800 Hospitalized injury Other Trade and industrial teachers

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